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Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program

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Nebraska Area Health Education Centers
Sep 20, 2023

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 40 hours of didactic training, along with 40 hours of community-based, experiential training per year 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

Eligible applicants are Nebraska students:

  • Who are enrolled or accepted in the following health profession training programs:
    • ADN or BSN Nursing
    • Community Health
    • Dentistry
    • Medicine (M.D./D.O.)
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Nurse Practitioner
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Radiologic Technology
  • Who are interested in practicing in rural or urban underserved areas
  • Who can commit to the 2 year program
  • Who have access to reliable internet service
Geographic coverage
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.

Tagged as
Community health workers · Culture and cultural competency · Dental workforce · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physicians · Social determinants of health · Nebraska

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