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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.

Summer Health Care Internship Program
A program that provides grants to hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and home care providers to establish summer healthcare internship programs to expose interested secondary and postsecondary students to various careers within the healthcare professions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health to participate in health policy processes at the federal level.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2018
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
California Catalyst Program
A 6-month capacity building program that uses human-centered design thinking to find new and innovative ways to address complex challenges in California's healthcare safety net organizations.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2018
Sponsors: Blue Shield of California Foundation, Center for Care Innovations
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: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
MedServe North Carolina Fellowships in Primary Care Medicine
A 2-year, full-time, post-college community service fellowship in rural and other underserved community primary care sites in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: MedServe
2019 NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors
Fellowships for master’s and doctoral degree-level counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
NBCC Foundation Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors
Fellowships for master’s degree-level addictions counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
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 30, 2018
Sponsors: Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security
Native American Congressional Internship
A summer internship for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
AGRIMEDIC Training for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Providers in Louisiana
Training for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Louisiana designed to reduce mortality, injury, and property loss resulting from agricultural emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center