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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.

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 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
Virginia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Virginia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority
West Virginia Hepatitis Academic Mentoring Partnership
An in-person and tele-mentoring partnership designed for primary care providers in rural West Virginia to link with disease experts for hepatitis C training.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Rural Health Association
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: 15 Western states, as well as U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
WWAMI AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals. The WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network serves Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network
Zero Suicide Academy
A 2-day training for senior leaders of healthcare and behavioral healthcare organizations that seek to dramatically reduce suicides among patients in their care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Education Development Center, Inc., National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Bloomberg Fellows Inactive
A fellowship for individuals who want to achieve a Master's or PhD degree in Public Health, as well as on-the-ground training and experience. The program is looking for leaders working in the areas of addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health, and violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security
Northwest Public Health and Primary Care Leadership Institute Inactive
A leadership and educational opportunity in the northwest region that focuses on the intersection of public health and primary care, using a health equity focus. Participants will experience group and individual assignments, panels, lectures, webinars, and discussions, and use problem-based learning to explore real-life situations leaders face in the field.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association
WWAMI Region Target Rural Underserved Track Inactive
A longitudinal curriculum and educational track offered by the University of Washington School of Medicine that assigns students to underserved rural and small city sites within the WWAMI region.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: University of Washington School of Medicine, WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network