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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.

American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
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: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Ohiyesa Premedical Program
A year-long educational program designed to engage and support Native American Tribal and/or community college students interested in pursuing a healthcare career, with a program focus on the physician pathway. The program includes quarterly virtual group meetings, individual meetings with faculty sponsors and mentors, and a 3 week on-site summer program in Boston at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Front Line Indigenous Partnership
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, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
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, 2022
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship for psychiatry residents who are interested in addressing minority psychiatric mental health issues and committed to a career providing culturally sensitive psychiatric services for minority underserved populations. African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Kentucky Courier Program
An 8-week, rural and public health service-learning program for undergraduate students in Kentucky interested in public health, healthcare, social work, and related fields. Allows students to gain experience serving medically underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2022
Sponsor: Frontier Nursing University
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 18, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
AgriSafe Nurse Scholar Program
A distance learning opportunity available to rural nurses designed to increase knowledge base in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases related to agricultural work exposures. A 50% scholarship is available for nurses working in nonprofit organizations, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, government agencies, and educational institutions. A full scholarship is available for nurses from Missouri and Arkansas that work in Rural Health Clinics, government agencies, academia, and nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
Center on Rural Addiction Best Practices Scholarship Program
An opportunity for two days of in-person comprehensive training and consultation at the University of Vermont with Center on Rural Addiction faculty and staff experts. The Program is intended for teams of up to 4 individuals from practices in rural counties in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and northern New York.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2022
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction