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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.

Rural Program Directors University
A training, networking, and peer learning community for program, associate program, and site directors of rural residency programs, training tracks, and pathways.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2022
Sponsor: RTT Collaborative
EMS Leadership Academy and Rural Scholarships
A two-part, 60-hour leadership program designed to prepare participants to lead and manage EMS agencies. Scholarships are available for rural EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsor: Michigan Center for Rural Health
Clinical and Translational Scholarship Program
The opportunity for 2 days of in-person comprehensive training and consultation with clinicians, faculty, and staff experts from the University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction. The program is intended for teams of up to 4 individuals from practices in rural counties in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
Sanford Health Rural EMT Educational Scholarships
Scholarships for residents who want to earn EMT certification in order to work or volunteer with EMS services in rural areas of North Dakota and western Minnesota with a Sanford presence.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Sanford Health EMS Education
Virtual Student Federal Service
Virtual internship opportunities for college students who are U.S. citizens. Opportunities are available with many federal government agencies each year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
Arizona AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Arizona that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Sep 9, 2022
Sponsor: Arizona Area Health Education Center Program
Rural Health Fellows Program
A year-long, intensive fellowship program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
An interprofessional fellowship program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network
Rural Family Medicine with Obstetrics Fellowship
One-year fellowship with Tacoma Family Medicine in Washington for family medicine physicians who plan to care for a rural population with limited access to healthcare services. The fellowship includes expanded scope obstetrics including cesarean sections.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2022
Sponsors: MultiCare, Tacoma Family Medicine, University of Washington
Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Summer Experience Program
A program that places clinical psychology, master of social work, physician, physician assistant, medical laboratory science, nurse practitioner, pharmacy, nursing, physical and occupational therapy students from South Dakota in a 3 or 4-week experience with preceptors established in rural areas of South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2022
Sponsor: Southeast SD Rural Area Health Education Center