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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.

Northwest Public Health and Primary Care Leadership Institute
A leadership and educational opportunity in the northwest region that focuses on the intersection of public health and primary care, using a health equity focus. Participants will experience group and individual assignments, panels, lectures, webinars, and discussions, and use problem-based learning to explore real-life situations leaders face in the field.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
Sponsors: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Wisconsin that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Individuals with diverse and unique perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply, and the foundation has an interest in rural.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 9, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
AgriSafe Nurse Scholar Program
A distance learning opportunity available to rural nurses designed to increase knowledge base in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases related to agricultural work exposures. A 50% nonprofit registration rate is available for nurses working for nonprofit organizations, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, government agencies, and educational institutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
Indiana Rural Health Association Fellowship
A fellowship program for students and early career professionals designed to connect them with rural leaders and provide an understanding of public health policy and healthcare programs in rural Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Rural Health Association
New York Health Leadership Fellows
An 18-month fellowship program for current and potential executives of health-related nonprofit organizations, safety-net organizations, and public agencies in western and central New York that address the needs of vulnerable older adults or young children impacted by poverty.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2020
Sponsor: Health Foundation for Western and Central New York
MAT Waiver Eligibility Training
A free online and computer-based training series for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants that satisfies some of the requirements to obtain a waiver for prescribing buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 23, 2020
Sponsors: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS), The American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine
Rural Physician Associate Program
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2020
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
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: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
Bloomberg Fellows
A fellowship for individuals who want to achieve a Master's or PhD degree in Public Health, as well as on-the-ground training and experience. The program is looking for leaders working in the areas of addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health, and violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security