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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.

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
Louisiana Rural Health Scholars Program
A short-term rotation for healthcare professional students to gain experience in rural healthcare settings in Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana Primary Care Office
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
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Training and Mentoring
Training to provide medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) 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 MOUD 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
Michigan Community Health Worker (CHW) Workforce Expansion Program
Support for nonprofit employers in Michigan by providing training for eligible employees as community health workers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Midwestern Public Health Training Center Field Placement Program
A field placement program designed for students in the midwestern region to participate in experiential learning in a public health setting.
Geographic coverage: HHS Region 7 which includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Midwestern Public Health Training Center (MPHTC)
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 provide Health Centers and other farmworker serving organizations with regular training sessions, technical assistance, and peer learning focused on topics that impact agricultural worker communities, such as language access, social risk factors, and increasing access to care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Host Sites
Opportunities for local, state, and tribal health departments to host environmental health student interns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
Native Americans into Medicine (NAM)
A 7-week summer enrichment program for college sophomores, juniors and seniors that are interested in pursuing health careers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Minnesota