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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.

Kentucky Health for a Change Training Series
A capacity building training series consisting of webinars and in-person workshops designed to prepare nonprofit leaders across Kentucky for the work of advancing pressing health issues. Participants connect with a wide-range of leaders in the field and learn about best practices and proven models through this series.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Louisiana Primary Care Rural Preceptorship Program
A hands-on experience designed to expose medical students to primary care medicine in rural and/or medically underserved areas of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Maine Care for the Underserved Pathways AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate and honors distinction program for health professions students in Maine that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Maine Area Health Education Center Network, University of New England Center for Excellence in Health Innovation
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training and Mentoring/DATA 2000 Waiver
Training to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for clinicians in high-need communities. Clinicians who complete the training may be priority applicants for some NHSC loan repayment programs, and qualified disciplines can become eligible for the Loan Repayment Program Continuation Contract MAT Award Enhancement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Montana Integrated Behavioral Health Training
Training for healthcare providers in Montana that are interested in integrated behavioral health and medication assisted treatment for substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Association
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
National COVID-Ready Caregiver Certification
Online training to help nursing homes, assisted living centers, and home and community-based service providers get their workforce COVID ready.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: NextStep
New Mexico AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in New Mexico that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New Mexico Area Health Education Center
New Mexico Rural Clinical Internships and Rotations
Coordinates graduate level rural rotation experiences for family medicine residency, medical students, dental students, nurse practitioner students, and physician assistant students in New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southwest Center for Health Innovation
New York AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in New York that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: New York
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New York State Area Health Education Center