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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.

American Hospital Association Next Generation Leaders Fellowship
A fellowship program designed to empower healthcare leaders to bring about lasting change in the hospital and health systems in which they serve. Rural applicants are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Mississippi Rural Medical and Science Scholars Program
A 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 or other healthcare professional.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsor: Mississippi State University Extension Service
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
Residential camps for North Dakota students who have completed grades 6-11 and who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
INMED Reimagine Indians into Medicine (RISE) Summer Academy
A 6-week program for American Indian Alaskan Native students to prepare for the medical school application process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2023
Sponsors: Northwest Native American Center of Excellence, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane
Center for Rural Health Leadership Internships
Internship opportunities with the National Rural Health Association Center for Rural Health Leadership.
Geographic coverage: Mostly virtual with occassional in-person meetings in the Tampa, FL area
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2023
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Tribal Researcher Cancer Control Fellowship
In-person training, distance learning, and mentorship for people interested in tribal cancer control research.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2023
Sponsor: Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2023
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship
A leadership training program for osteopathic physicians and other associated health professionals who would like to learn about and implement health policy at local, state, and national levels. Rural health, disparity populations, workforce, and other related topics are policy areas that will be addressed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
Promoting the Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care
Funding to improve the health outcomes for people with behavioral health conditions by supporting the adoption and improvement of integrated care models for behavioral and primary physical health at the state level. Tribal, rural, and other medically underserved communities are a program priority. Program eligibility is limited to states and state agencies; however, states must partner with community programs, community mental health centers, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and/or other primary care practices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 22, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Safety Program for Telemedicine
Learning cohorts of healthcare professionals who use telemedicine as a care delivery model. The current cohort (March - May, 2023) focuses on improving the cancer diagnostic process and will include telehealth practices in adult and family primary care, gynecology, and community-based health clinics who regularly provide cancer diagnoses. Providers and practices from rural communities are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 25, 2023
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services