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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.

MAT Waiver Eligibility Training
A free online and computer-based training series for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants that satisfies some of the requirements to obtain a waiver for prescribing buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS), The American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine
Mayo Clinic Native American Pathways Summer Program
A 4-week summer program designed to prepare American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students for health careers. The 2021 session will be offered through distance learning from July 12 through August 6, 2021.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Office for Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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 AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Montana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Montana Area Health Education Center
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
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: 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
North Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in North Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Area Health Education Center Program
North Dakota AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in North Dakota that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Area Health Education Center