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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.

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 29, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Externship in Addiction Psychiatry
A clinical shadowing program for minority medical students who have an interest in services related to substance abuse treatment and prevention for racial/ethnic minorities and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
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, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
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: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
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, 2021
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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 11, 2021
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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, 2021
Sponsor: MedServe
Public Health Associate Program Host Site Application
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP). PHAP is a paid training program funded by the CDC where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer Preceptorships
A paid educational experience for healthcare professions students who want to learn more about healthcare provision in rural settings. Preceptor locations are in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2021
Sponsor: National Center for Rural Health Professions