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Rural Health Information Hub

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.

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
Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO) Research Study
Opportunity for nursing homes to participate in a research study testing the Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO). The training focuses on the use of evidence-based, person-centered communication during interactions with older adults in nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Participants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Emory University CAPES Academy for Nursing Preceptors
Training and ongoing support for registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses transitioning into the role of clinical faculty or preceptors serving medically underserved areas within the Southeast.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Future Leaders Program - Western Region Public Health Training Center
Field placements, faculty-student collaborative projects, and a community of practice for current public health students in the Western Region. A focus is on rural and medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Pacific Islands
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Region Public Health Training Center
Georgia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Georgia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
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
Hawaii Pacific Basin Rural Rotations and Pacific Experience
Placement and financial assistance for medical students and residents who would like to gain clinical experience in remote rural sites in the Pacific Islands.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii and Pacific territories (American Samoa, Guam, Hilo, Kauai, Maui, Palau, and Pohnpei)
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Hawaii Pre-Health Career Corps
A free year-round educational program for high school and college students in Hawaii who are interested in pursuing careers in health.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Illinois AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Illinois that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Area Health Education Centers Network Program
Illinois Rural Health Experience (RHE) Program
A field experience for health professions students in Illinois to observe rural healthcare providers and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Rural Health Professions