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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.

Applying CDC's Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids Interactive Training Series
An interactive, online training series designed to help healthcare providers apply CDC's recommendations for prescribing opioids. Free continuing education credit is available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Arkansas AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Arkansas that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arkansas Area Health Education Center Program
Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network
A series of 6-week educational and networking initiatives focused on improving maternal outcomes. Participants will enroll in 6-week improvement sprints focused on a specific clinical topic related to maternal health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Training Series
Collaborative online trainings for government and community leaders focused on building health equity through policy, law, and community leadership.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: ChangeLab Solutions
California AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in California that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Area Health Education Center Program
Certified Rural Health Clinic Professional Course
A course designed to teach directors, clinic administrators, and other Rural Health Clinic leaders how to operate a successful Rural Health Clinic. Upon course completion and the attainment of an 80% or higher exam score, participants will earn certification.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Assistance and Training
Training and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in the 9 Deep South states. Topics include organizational capacity building, stigma reduction, cultural competency, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Discount for Rural Health Coding and Billing Specialist Online Course
Offers a 50% discount on an online self-study course for rural healthcare professionals to attain certification as a Rural Coding and Billing Specialist.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Association for Rural and Community Health Professional Coding (ArchProCoding), National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Florida Project ECHO: Palliative Care in the Primary Care Clinic
A virtual-learning platform for health professionals in Florida to learn about best practices and evidence-based care for rural patients with serious and life threatening illness through didactic and case presentations.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Florida Rural Health Association
Hawaii AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Hawaii that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers