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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.

North Dakota Rural Opportunities in Medical Education
A 20-28 week interdisciplinary experience in a rural primary care setting, open to third-year students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
NOSORH Grant Writing Institute: Beyond the Basics
A four-part, on-demand training series designed to help rural health professionals build on their grant writing and grant management skills.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
NRHA Rural Hospital CEO Certification Program
A rural hospital leadership and certification program for current and future rural hospital CEOs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
NRHA Rural Hospital CFO Certification Program
A leadership and certification program for current Chief Financial Officers of rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
NRHA Rural Hospital CNO Certification Program
A leadership and certification program for current Chief Nursing Officers of rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
Oklahoma AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Oklahoma that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Area Health Education Center
Oregon AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Oregon that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Area Health Education Centers
Public Health Student Intern Program
A one-semester internship experience within one of HRSA's bureaus or offices for students enrolled in a public health program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Summer Experience Program
A program that places clinical psychology, master of social work, physician, physician assistant, medical laboratory science, nurse practitioner, pharmacy, nursing, physical and occupational therapy students from South Dakota in a 4-week experience with preceptors established in rural or frontier areas of South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center
Rural Health Association of Tennessee Leadership Academy
A 10-week virtual training and certificate program in Rural Health Leadership.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Health Association of Tennessee