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Texas 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.

West Texas Area Health Education Center
May 1, 2018

The Texas 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

The program is open to all Texas students enrolled in healthcare and pre-healthcare certificate or degree programs.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Participants may be eligible to receive stipends for a 2-year commitment.

Application process

Contact the appropriate regional AHEC.

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

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Cultural competency · Health occupations · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Social determinants of health · Texas

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