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WWAMI AHEC Scholars Program

WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis



The WWAMI 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 humility
  • Practice transformation
  • Current and emerging health issues

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

Geographic coverage
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars.

Application process

Choose the appropriate regional AHEC application link from the program website.

Each campus location may have specific instructions and deadlines.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Culture and cultural competency · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Social determinants of health · Alaska · Idaho · Montana · Washington · Wyoming

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