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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.

Building State Capacity: Primary Care Office Training Academy
Targeted technical assistance to assist primary care offices help newer staff and leaders get oriented and work efficiently in their new roles.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2019
Sponsors: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Health Professions Extern Program
Externship opportunities for Indian Health Service Scholarship recipients and other interested health professions students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2019
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
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
American Voices Project Research Fellowships
A paid fellowship that provides intensive training in public policy, qualitative interviewing, and ethnographic/survey methods. Fellows will then spend a year conducting in-person interviews with families across America to learn about their lives, relationships, jobs, health, and well-being. Areas of interest include rural, tribal, and communities affected by opioids.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2019
Sponsors: Princeton University Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, The American Institutes for Research.
Wisconsin Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)
Offers 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: Feb 8, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
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: Feb 8, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
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: Feb 15, 2019
Sponsor: MedServe
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
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, 2019
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Northwest Region Recruitment and Retention Learning Collaborative: Building a Culture of Retention
A webinar series and learning collaborative for primary care community health center human resources and management/leadership staff in the Northwest region. Topics covered include recruitment, data, compensation strategies, building a culture of retention, analysis, workforce challenges and successes, and benefits.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington
Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2019
Sponsors: Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association