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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.

Bloomberg Fellows Indigenous Scholars Inactive
Provides public health training, scholarships, and stipends for individuals who are currently working with organizations in the areas of adolescent health, addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence. Beginning in 2022, the Bloomberg Fellows program will support cohorts of Indigenous Scholars that are looking to use public health tools to address the most pressing issues in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsors: Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy Inactive
A one-year fellowship designed to prepare physician-leaders who will work to improve the capacity of the healthcare system to promote policies and practices that improve access to high quality care for minority, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations. The program provides academic training and coursework, including an MPH or MPA. Physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsors: Commonwealth Fund, Harvard University
WWAMI Region Target Rural Underserved Track Inactive
A longitudinal curriculum and educational track offered by the University of Washington School of Medicine that assigns students to underserved rural and small city sites within the WWAMI region.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsors: University of Washington School of Medicine, WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program
Rural Physician Associate Program Inactive
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2021
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC) Leadership Academy Inactive
In-person, 2-day training academy and follow-up activities for new and emerging behavioral health leaders in HHS Region 8 states.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2021
Sponsor: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
New York State Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community Inactive
Learning community in New York that includes a virtual summit, monthly webinars, and topical coaching calls designed to incorporate evidence-based practices and transform the care given to older adults. Participants include Federally Qualified Health Centers and community-based social service organizations, among others.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
Indiana Rural Health Association Fellowship Inactive
A fellowship program for students and early career professionals designed to connect them with rural leaders and provide an understanding of public health policy and healthcare programs in rural Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Rural Health Association
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Inactive
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Individuals with diverse and unique perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply, and the foundation has an interest in rural.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2022
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Summer Health Care Internship Program Inactive
A program that provides grants to hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and home care providers to establish summer healthcare internship programs to expose interested secondary and postsecondary students to various careers within the healthcare professions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Wisconsin Emerging Behavioral Health Leaders Program Inactive
Workforce development training and mentorship program for emerging behavioral health leaders in Wisconsin in African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian, Middle Eastern/Northern African, Native American/Alaskan Native, and minority LGBTQ2S+ communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services