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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.

Kentucky Courier Program
An 8-week, hybrid, rural and public health service-learning program for undergraduate students in Kentucky interested in public health, healthcare, social work, psychology, and related fields. Allows students to gain experience serving medically underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
Sponsor: Frontier Nursing University
Alaska Indigenous Research Program and Scholarship
A series of 3 1-week courses that provide Indigenous-centered, cross-cultural health research education and training for students, researchers and health professionals working in tribal health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2024
Sponsors: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Pacific University
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: Apr 19, 2024
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Minnesota Hospital Association
California Huwighurruk Tribal Health Postbaccalaureate Program
A postbaccalaureate pathway program for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in California who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 3, 2024
Sponsors: Cal Poly Humboldt, UC Davis School of Medicine
NOSORH Purpose-Driven Leadership Institute
A series of 8 online workshops that cover leadership principles and their practical application to help individuals build leadership and management skills in the context of rural health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2024
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Strong African American Families Program (SAAF) Facilitator Training
Training for individuals to become facilitators certified to conduct the Strong African American Families (SAAF) or Strong African American Families – Teen (SAAF-T) programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: University of Georgia Center for Family Research
Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program – BRIIDGE
A 9-month residency preparatory program for international medical graduates in Minnesota. Training consists of inpatient, outpatient, community, and classroom components designed to optimally prepare participants to succeed in residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 20, 2024
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, University of Minnesota
Promoting the Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care: States
Funding to improve the health outcomes for people with behavioral health conditions by supporting the adoption and improvement of integrated care models for behavioral and primary physical health at the state level. Tribal, rural, and other medically underserved communities are a program priority. Program eligibility is limited to states and state agencies; however, states must partner with community programs, community mental health centers, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and/or other primary care practices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 20, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Safety Program for Telemedicine
Free learning cohorts of healthcare professionals who use telemedicine as a care delivery model. The 2024 cohort will begin in June 2024 and will focus on appropriate antibiotic use while maintaining patient satisfaction and reducing potential side effects in patients seen via telemedicine. Providers and practices from rural communities are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 23, 2024
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Promoting Indigenous Research Leadership Workshop
A 3 day workshop designed to promote the public health research careers of Indigenous and other early-career faculty working with Indigenous communities across the country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity