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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.

Virtual Student Federal Service
Virtual internship opportunities for college students who are U.S. citizens. Internship opportunities are available with many federal government agencies each year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
American Hospital Association Health Care Transformation Fellowship
An intensive, 9 month fellowship program to provide healthcare leaders with information and skills to implement innovative healthcare delivery and payment system models.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2018
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Rural Health Fellows Program
A year-long, intensive fellowship program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Discount for Rural Health Coding and Billing Specialist Online Course
Offers a $200 discount on an online self-study course for rural healthcare professionals to attain certification as a Rural Coding and Billing Specialist.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Association for Rural Health Professional Coding (ARHPC), National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Free Continuing Education Credit Activity: Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties of the United States
Medscape, LLC has partnered with CDC to provide online continuing medical education based on selected Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report journal articles, specifically an activity that describes the U.S. incidence of and deaths from cancer during the last decade.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medscape, LLC
Illinois Health Professions Training
Illinois Primary Health Care Association works with partners to provide primary healthcare, dentistry, and behavioral health rotation opportunities in health centers located in medically underserved areas of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Primary Health Care Association
Montana Board of Nursing Online Training
Free online training that focuses on the Montana Board of Nursing administrative rules, statutes, complaint and discipline process, and delegation.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Montana Area Health Education Center, Montana Office of Rural Health
Nevada Project ECHO Clinics
Training and indirect telehealth consultations for primary care providers to meet the specialty care needs of patients in rural and underserved areas. Providers in Nevada receive priority; however, there is capacity to assist providers nationally.
Geographic coverage: Offered to providers in Nevada and nationally.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Online Palliative Care Training for Medi-Cal Providers
Online courses designed to prepare providers to deliver palliative care services to their Medi-Cal beneficiaries.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The California State University Institute for Palliative Care
Online Sexual Violence Training for Community Health Workers/ Promotoras
A 4-hour online course that provides an introduction to basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arizona Rural Women's Health Network