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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.

NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
An intensive training experience to support the career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and to stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mississippi Rural Medical and Science Scholars Program
A 4-week summer program to expose Mississippi high school students to the day-to-day practice of medicine and sciences in rural areas and the academic requirements necessary to become a physician.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2019
Sponsor: Mississippi State University Extension Service
National Indian Health Board Health Policy Fellowship
A fellowship program that offers training, networking, and mentoring for Native youth who are dedicated to making changes in their communities around priority health issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2019
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Wisconsin Express
A week-long program designed to give health professions students in Wisconsin the opportunity to explore healthcare delivery in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
West Virginia Summer Academy
A hands-on residential academy at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine for undergraduate students in West Virginia who aspire to become physicians and want to prepare for medical school.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2019
Sponsors: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health
AGRIMEDIC Training for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Providers in Louisiana
Training for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Louisiana designed to reduce mortality, injury, and property loss resulting from agricultural emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Alabama AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alabama that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Statewide AHEC Program
Alaska AHEC Scholars and Rising Scholars Programs
Multidisciplinary certificate programs for high school students and certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids Interactive Training Series
An interactive, online training series designed to help healthcare providers apply CDC’s recommendations for prescribing opioids. Free continuing education credit is available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Arizona AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Arizona that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arizona Area Health Education Center Program