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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.

New Mexico AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in New Mexico that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2022
Sponsor: New Mexico Area Health Education Center
Wisconsin Express
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: Jan 23, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Public Health Associate Program
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
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, 2022
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Ohiyesa Premedical Program
A year-long educational program designed to engage and support Native American Tribal and/or community college students interested in pursuing a healthcare career, with a program focus on the physician pathway. The program includes quarterly virtual group meetings, individual meetings with faculty sponsors and mentors, and a 3 week on-site summer program in Boston at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Front Line Indigenous Partnership
Wisconsin Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)
A summer internship for college students in Wisconsin. The internship provides hands-on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as assistance to local health departments.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Summer Health Professions Education Program
A free summer enrichment program designed to improve access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. Eligible students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and those who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2022
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
Residential camps for North Dakota students who have completed grades 6-11 and who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship for psychiatry residents who are interested in addressing minority psychiatric mental health issues and committed to a career providing culturally sensitive psychiatric services for minority underserved populations. African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration