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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.

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
South Dakota Scrubs Camps
One-day educational activities designed to teach 9th-12th grade students in South Dakota about careers in health professions.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: South Dakota Area Health Education Center, South Dakota Department of Health
South Louisiana AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Louisiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Supporting Farmers' Mental Health: Understanding Farm Culture and Farm Family Dynamics
A self-paced, online training course designed to help behavioral health providers better understand and address the mental health needs and challenges of farmers and their family members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Behavioral Health Training Partnership, Wisconsin Farm Center, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Tennessee Rural Health Workforce Readiness and Apprenticeship Program
An apprenticeship preparation and paid apprenticeship program that emphasizes healthcare careers in rural areas of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Tennessee Rural Rotation Opportunities
Opportunities for medical residents in Tennessee to participate in rotations at a variety of rural practice sites across the state.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Texas Community Health Worker Workforce Development Center Training
Offers a Community Health Worker (CHW) certification course, continuing education units, intermediate level training, and training for providers and facilities who seek to employ CHWs in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Texas Area Health Education Center
Tribal Transit Scholarships
Assistance for eligible tribal transit system employees that would like to attend a National Rural Transit Assistance Program sponsored training, professional development program, or educational conference.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program