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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 Health Fellows Program Inactive
A year-long, intensive fellowship program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2021
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
California Overdose Prevention Network Accelerator 3.0 Program Inactive
A 12-month training, coaching, and networking program for coalitions in California to develop and expand strategies to address overdose rates from fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other drugs. Coalitions from rural areas and other overdose "hot spots" are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2021
Sponsor: California Overdose Prevention Network
Virtual Student Federal Service Inactive
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 31, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
Premera Rural Mental Health Initiative: Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment in Washington and Alaska Inactive
Training, coaching, and financial assistance for primary care clinics in rural areas of Washington and Alaska designed to expand access to mental health treatment and integrate evidence-based mental health services into primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Alaska and Washington
Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2021
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross, University of Washington AIMS Center
CDC Health Science Fellowship Inactive
A research training opportunity with the Centers for Disease Control to conduct statistical analyses in the field of injury public health, including projects examining variations in fatal and nonfatal injury rates between rural and urban populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NASHP Policy Academy on Rural Mental Health Crisis Services Inactive
A one-year learning opportunity for teams of state leaders to develop and strengthen policies and strategies that support the development, coordination, and delivery of mental health crisis services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsor: National Academy for State Health Policy
CHCF Health Equity Fellowship Inactive
A 2-year fellowship program to support Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) professionals seeking to become leaders on the issue of health equity in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsor: California Health Care Foundation
American Connection Corps Fellowship Inactive
A 2-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to return to their rural and under-resourced communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsors: Heartland Forward, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Lead for America
ASTHO Public Health Equity Corps Inactive
A paid 2-year fellowship that places fellows with state public health agencies to help build healthy and resilient communities with a particular immediate focus on equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Specific vulnerable populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority communities, rural communities, people with disabilities, and people who are unsheltered or experiencing homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Lead for America
Political Determinants of Health Learning Laboratory Program Inactive
Training and grant funding for leaders to enhance their skills in policy and health equity and to implement projects in their respective communities. The program is actively recruiting leaders from rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Morehouse School of Medicine