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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.

Wisconsin Express
Offers a week-long program designed to give health professions students in Wisconsin the opportunity to explore healthcare delivery in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Host Sites
Opportunities for local, state, and tribal health departments to host environmental health student interns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2018
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
NOSORH Rural Health Grant Writing Institute
A 5-month, 9-part webinar-based training series designed to help rural health professionals build grantseeking and grant writing skills.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2018
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK)
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Summer Hoosier Rural Preceptorship
Offers a summer experience through Union Hospital in Indiana designed to introduce medical students to rural family medicine for underserved populations in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Externship in Addiction Psychiatry
Offers a clinical shadowing program to minority medical students who have an interest in services related to substance abuse treatment and prevention in underserved areas. Externship sites will be located in rural or inner-city sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Native American Congressional Internship
Offers a 10-week 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, 2018
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program
Supports innovative clinical, research, education, or policy projects in the field of palliative care and implementation of a leadership career plan for outstanding emerging leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsor: Cambia Health Foundation
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
Offers a 4-day residential camp for North Dakota students who have completed grades 6, 7, or 8 and who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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