Montana AHEC Scholars Program
Montana Area Health Education Center
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The Montana AHEC Scholars Program is a multidisciplinary
certificate program for 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
classroom or online instruction and 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
Students should have an interest in rural or underserved
healthcare and be currently enrolled in a health
professions undergraduate degree program, graduate degree
program, or certificate program in Montana.
Amount of funding
This program is provided at no cost to participating
scholars. Other benefits are described on the program
A link to the
online application is available on the
The program enrolls 3 cohorts each year in fall, spring,
and summer. The application opens 1-2 weeks before the
cohort begins their semester, and it stays open for 3
weeks after the semester begins.
Behavioral health · Culture and cultural competency · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Social determinants of health · Montana
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