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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 Graduate Health Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing graduate or professional degrees in health-related fields, with a focus on tribal health policy and practices to address Native health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Sponsor: National Congress of American Indians
National Institute for Program Director Development Rural Fellows Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for directors, site directors, and faculty of currently accredited or developing rural residency programs to attend the National Institute for Program Director Development. The Institute, which meets in 3 sessions, is designed to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills to help participants become more effective residency program directors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2021
Sponsor: RTT Collaborative
Indigenous Communities Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
EPA Alaska Tribal Public and Environmental Health Impacts Fellowship Inactive
A research opportunity with the Environmental Protection Agency to assess health risks and inform rural Alaskan Tribes about contaminant movement and potential human exposure related to disposal sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
California MAT Access Points Project Learning Community: Tribal and Urban Indian Medications for Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Psychoactive Stimulant Use Disorder Inactive
Learning community for tribal and urban Indian health programs in California to develop, operate, enhance, and sustain Medications for Addiction Treatment and/or stimulant treatment services. Focus will be on the healing role of culture in engagement, treatment, and recovery.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants Inactive
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
NOSORH Rural Health Grant Writing Institute Inactive
A series of 9 online learning sessions covering grant writing with a unique rural health focus. The intended audience is beginners looking to gain the skills to research and draft winning proposals from various agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2021
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
New York Health Leadership Fellows Inactive
An 18-month fellowship program for current and potential executives of health-related nonprofit organizations, safety-net organizations, and public agencies in western and central New York that address the needs of vulnerable older adults or young children impacted by poverty.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2020
Sponsor: Health Foundation for Western and Central New York
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
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