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West Virginia Rural Health Awards

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.

Sponsor
West Virginia Rural Health Association
Deadlines
Sep 24, 2021
Contact

rich@wvrha.org
304.435.7491

Purpose

The West Virginia Rural Health Awards program recognizes the accomplishments of individuals and organizations in the field of rural health.

Award categories include:

  • Outstanding Rural Health Student - Recognizes a health professions student from a school in West Virginia who intends to practice in a rural area of West Virginia after graduation
  • Outstanding Rural Health Provider - Recognizes a direct service provider of any health discipline for provision of outstanding care, community involvement, leadership, and lasting contributions to healthcare in rural West Virginia. Nominees can include any healthcare provider from any discipline including, but not limited to, physicians, physician associates, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, social workers, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, and psychologists.
  • Excellence in Rural Health - Recognizes an individual and organization that are dedicated to finding ways to improve rural healthcare for West Virginians
  • Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Honors individuals or organizations that promote equitable access to healthcare resources by individuals from minority backgrounds

Awards will be presented at the 2021 WV Annual Awards Luncheon on October 21, 2021 to be held in Lewisburg, WV.

Eligibility

Eligible awardees are individuals and organizations who are deserving of recognition for their rural health efforts in West Virginia.

Geographic coverage
West Virginia
Amount of funding

Outstanding Rural Health Student: $1,000
Outstanding Rural Health Provider: Honorary
Individual Excellence in Rural Health: Honorary
Organization Excellence in Rural Health: $500
Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: $1,000

Application process

The online nomination form is at the bottom of the program website.

Tagged as
Community engagement and volunteerism · Health workforce · Leadership · West Virginia



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