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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.

New York Health Leadership Fellows
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
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: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
Bloomberg Fellows
A fellowship for individuals who want to achieve a Master's or PhD degree in Public Health, as well as on-the-ground training and experience. The program is looking for leaders working in the areas of addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health, and violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security
WWAMI Region Target Rural Underserved Track
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, 2020
Sponsors: University of Washington School of Medicine, WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network
NBCC Foundation Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors
Fellowships for master's degree-level addictions counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, and military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors
Fellowships for master's and doctoral degree-level mental health counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, and military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
A 4-day residential camp for North Dakota students who have completed grades 6, 7, or 8 and who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2021
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
AGRIMEDIC Training for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Providers in Louisiana
Training for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Louisiana designed to reduce mortality, injury, and property loss resulting from agricultural emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Alabama AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alabama that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Statewide AHEC Program
Alaska AHEC Scholars Program
Multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce