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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.

Native Americans into Medicine (NAM) Inactive
A six-week summer enrichment program for students pursuing health careers. The program in 2020 will use data compiled from the Strong Heart Study, a large epidemiologic study of cardiovascular disease in American Indians.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2020
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Montana AHEC MedStart Summer Camp Inactive
A health career exploration summer camp for high school students in Montana who are current sophomores and juniors. Scholarships are available for students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds, low-income families, rural areas, minorities, or who will be first in their family to attend college.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsor: Montana Area Health Education Center
Indian Health Service Dental Externships Inactive
Externships for dental students interested in a career with the Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health or a Tribal site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Professions Extern Program Inactive
Externship opportunities for Indian Health Service Scholarship recipients and other interested health professions students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2020
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Association of American Indian Physicians Pre-Admission Workshop: Hosted by the Four Corners Alliance Inactive
A 2-day workshop for American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students that addresses the skills necessary for successful application and admission to health professional school.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, The Four Corners Alliance
Summer Hoosier Rural Preceptorship Inactive
An 8-week summer experience designed to introduce medical students to rural family medicine for underserved populations in Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2020
Sponsor: Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health
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: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Human Trafficking Leadership Academy: Preventing Trafficking among Native Youth Inactive
A leadership development program for survivor leaders and ally professionals from diverse backgrounds, traditions, cultures, and experiences. Fellows will use trauma-informed principles, survivor-informed practices, knowledge and understanding of culture/tradition in Native communities, and knowledge of health and wellness in Native communities to address the project question, "How can culture be a protective factor in preventing trafficking among Native youth?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jim Bernstein Community Health Leadership Fellows Program Inactive
A fellowship opportunity to develop leaders to work in and improve the health of rural and other underserved communities and populations in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: May 17, 2019
Sponsor: Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation
Northwest Region Recruitment and Retention Learning Collaborative: Building a Culture of Retention Inactive
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