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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.

California MAT Access Points Project Learning Community: Tribal and Urban Indian Medications for Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Psychoactive Stimulant Use Disorder
Learning community for tribal and urban Indian health programs in California to develop, operate, enhance, and sustain Medications for Addiction Treatment and/or stimulant treatment services. Focus will be on the healing role of culture in engagement, treatment, and recovery.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
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: Apr 23, 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: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
EPA Alaska Tribal Public and Environmental Health Impacts Fellowship
A research opportunity with the Environmental Protection Agency to assess health risks and inform rural Alaskan Tribes about contaminant movement and potential human exposure related to disposal sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Indian Health Board Infectious Disease Learning Community
Funding and technical assistance to develop a learning community designed to build Tribal public health capacity to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs
Change leadership programs, designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 5, 2021
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Wy'east Post-Baccalaureate Pathway Program
A 10-month educational program in Portland, Oregon for American Indian and Alaska native post-baccalaureate students who were not accepted to medical school or did not get a qualifying MCAT score. Upon successful completion of the program, participants can gain guaranteed or conditional acceptance into Oregon Health and Science University, Washington State University, and/or University of California Davis Schools of Medicine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Sponsor: Northeast Native American Center of Excellence
West Virginia Summer Academy
A virtual training from 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: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsors: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health
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: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center