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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.

Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
An interprofessional fellowship program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
Virtual Student Federal Service
Virtual internship opportunities for college students who are U.S. citizens. Opportunities are available with many federal government agencies each year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
California Overdose Prevention Network Accelerator 3.0 Program
A 12-month training, coaching, and networking program for coalitions in California to develop and expand strategies to address overdose rates from fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other drugs. Coalitions from rural areas and other overdose "hot spots" are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2021
Sponsor: California Overdose Prevention Network
National Center for American Indian Health Professions Pre-Admissions Workshops
Workshops to help American Indian and Alaska Native students navigate the medical or other professional school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their professional networks. The overall goal of the program is to promote health by increasing the number of AI/AN healthcare employees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsors: A. T. Still University, National Center for American Indian Health Professions
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: Aug 31, 2021
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
Rural Health Fellows Program
A year-long, intensive fellowship program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2021
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Wilderness and Austere Medicine Fellowship
A year-long training experience for physicians to develop clinical skills and leadership capacity to provide high quality healthcare in resource limited settings and prepare for leadership positions in the field of wilderness and austere medicine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health
Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Program in Rural Health Leadership
A full-time fellowship for early-career clinicians who have an interest in partnering with rural communities to improve health. The fellowship includes a Master's Degree in Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and focused clinical time in Rosebud, South Dakota at an Indian Health Service site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital
Utah AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Rural Family Medicine with Obstetrics Fellowship
One-year fellowship with Tacoma Family Medicine in Washington for family medicine physicians who plan to care for a rural population with limited access to healthcare services. The fellowship includes expanded scope obstetrics including cesarean sections.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: MultiCare, Tacoma Family Medicine, University of Washington