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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.

American Hospital Association Next Generation Leaders Fellowship
A fellowship program designed to empower healthcare leaders to bring about lasting change in the hospital and health systems in which they serve. Rural applicants are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Mississippi Rural Medical and Science Scholars Program
A summer program to expose Mississippi high school students to the day-to-day practice of medicine and sciences in rural areas and the academic requirements necessary to become a physician or other healthcare professional.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsor: Mississippi State University Extension Service
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: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
INMED Reimagine Indians into Medicine (RISE) Summer Academy
A 6-week program for American Indian Alaskan Native students to prepare for the medical school application process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2023
Sponsors: Northwest Native American Center of Excellence, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2023
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
AHRQ Safety Program for Telemedicine
Learning cohorts of healthcare professionals who use telemedicine as a care delivery model. The current cohort (March - May, 2023) focuses on improving the cancer diagnostic process and will include telehealth practices in adult and family primary care, gynecology, and community-based health clinics who regularly provide cancer diagnoses. Providers and practices from rural communities are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 25, 2023
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Jun 30, 2023
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Applying the SafeSide Framework for Suicide Prevention in Rural Communities Workshop and Ongoing Support
An online workshop and ongoing support that addresses a systemic framework for suicide prevention that can be applied in rural communities. The focus is on youth, substance use, and indigenous/tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2023
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence
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, 2023
Sponsors: MultiCare, Tacoma Family Medicine, University of Washington
AGRIMEDIC Training for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Providers in Louisiana
Training for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Louisiana designed to reduce mortality, injury, and property loss resulting from agricultural emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center