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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Educational Opportunities and Fellowships

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

EMS Leadership Academy and Rural Scholarships
A two-part, 60-hour leadership program designed to prepare participants to lead and manage EMS agencies. Scholarships are available for rural EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 20, 2021
Sponsor: Michigan Center for Rural Health
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Wisconsin that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
National Rural Health Leadership Virtual Residency Program
A one-year, fee-based virtual leadership training program designed to enhance the skills and ensure the success of new rural health leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Wisconsin Emerging Behavioral Health Leaders Program
Workforce development training and mentorship program for emerging behavioral health leaders in Wisconsin in African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian, Middle Eastern/Northern African, Native American/Alaskan Native, and minority LGBTQ2S+ communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Summer Health Care Internship Program
A program that provides grants to hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and home care providers to establish summer healthcare internship programs to expose interested secondary and postsecondary students to various careers within the healthcare professions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Individuals with diverse and unique perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply, and the foundation has an interest in rural.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2022
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Indiana Rural Health Association Fellowship
A fellowship program for students and early career professionals designed to connect them with rural leaders and provide an understanding of public health policy and healthcare programs in rural Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Rural Health Association
Rural Physician Associate Program
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2021
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Center on Rural Addiction Best Practices Scholarship Program
An opportunity for two days of in-person comprehensive training and consultation at the University of Vermont with Center on Rural Addiction faculty and staff experts. The Program is intended for teams of up to 4 individuals from practices in rural counties in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and northern New York.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction