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Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program

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
Nebraska Area Health Education Centers
Deadlines
Sep 17, 2021
Purpose

The Nebraska 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 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
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are Nebraska students:

  • Who are enrolled or accepted in a health profession training program of at least 24 months in duration, including but not limited to:
    • Physical therapist assistant
    • Paramedic
    • Doctor
    • Pharmacist
    • Nurse
  • Who are interested in practicing in rural or urban underserved areas
  • Who have achieved at least a 2.5 GPA during the most recent academic year
  • Who have access to reliable internet service
Geographic coverage
Nebraska
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Participants may be eligible to receive a stipend.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Culture and cultural competency · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Nurses · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physicians · Social determinants of health · Nebraska



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