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Alabama AHEC Scholars Program

Alabama Statewide AHEC Program
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Karen Morro


The Alabama AHEC Scholars Program is a multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.

This program requires a 2 year commitment and consists of 80 hours of classroom or online instruction and 40 hours of hands-on clinical training in addition to the regular coursework required by the degree program.

AHEC Scholars is a program of the National AHEC Organization that is implemented by local, statewide, and regional AHECs. Core topic areas covered in the curriculum include:

  • Interprofessional education
  • Behavioral health integration
  • Social determinants of health
  • Cultural competency
  • Practice transformation
  • Current and emerging health issues

Alabama AHEC Scholars must:

  • Be enrolled in an Alabama college-level health professions training program of at least 2 years in length by August 31, 2018
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Have reliable access to Wi-Fi
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Other benefits are described on the program website.

Application process

Choose the appropriate regional AHEC application link from the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Cultural competency · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Social determinants of health · Alabama

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