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Appalachian Health Career Scholarships

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.


The scholarship program will not be offered for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Apr 26, 2021

This funder requests no calls or emails. All applicants will be informed by mail once scholarships have been awarded.


The Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky offers scholarships for Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field. Scholarships are designed to combat the growing healthcare professional shortage in the Appalachian region.


Applicants must from the Appalachian region and pursuing post-secondary education in a health field.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $2,500 per semester for one academic year. Part‐time students may apply for partial scholarships.

The scholarship is for one year and cannot be renewed.

Application process

A link to the application form is available on the program website.

Mail completed applications to:

CEDIK Appalachian Health Career Scholarship Committee
c/o Sarah Bowker
419 C.E. Barnhart Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0276

Tagged as
Allied health · Appalachia · Behavioral health workforce · Community health workers · Community paramedics · Dental workforce · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health aides and assistants · Health information technology workforce · Health workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Scholarships for health careers · Kentucky

Organizations (1)

  • Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky, view details

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