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North Carolina AHEC Scholars Program

Sponsor
North Carolina Area Health Education Center Program
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

Choose the appropriate regional AHEC contact from the links on the program website.

Purpose

The North Carolina 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 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

The program will begin in September and run through May each year, beginning in 2018-19.

Eligibility

Students should have an interest in rural or underserved healthcare, be currently enrolled in a health professions degree or certificate program, and be 2 years from program or degree completion.

Applicants from rural areas, disadvantaged backgrounds, under-represented minorities, and first generation college students are given priority.

Geographic coverage
North Carolina
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.

Each region may have specific eligibility requirements, application instructions, and deadlines.

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



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