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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.

Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
Premera Rural Mental Health Initiative: Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment in Washington and Alaska Inactive
Training, coaching, and financial assistance for primary care clinics in rural areas of Washington and Alaska designed to expand access to mental health treatment and integrate evidence-based mental health services into primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Alaska and Washington
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross, University of Washington AIMS Center
Virtual Student Federal Service Inactive
Virtual internship opportunities for college students who are U.S. citizens. Opportunities are available with many federal government agencies each year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of State
NOSORH Rural Health Grant Writing Institute Inactive
A series of 9 online learning sessions covering grant writing with a unique rural health focus. The intended audience is beginners looking to gain the skills to research and draft winning proposals from various agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2020
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Indigenous Communities Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2020
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Maryland AHEC Scholars Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
National Institute for Program Director Development Rural Fellows Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for directors, site directors, and faculty of currently accredited or developing rural residency programs to attend the National Institute for Program Director Development. The Institute, which meets in 3 sessions, is designed to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills to help participants become more effective residency program directors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2020
Sponsor: RTT Collaborative
Rural Community Living Development Mentoring Program Inactive
Apply to serve on a project team that will work with the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities to develop a mentoring and training program to identify and use existing community resources to increase access to needed services for unserved and underserved rural people with disabilities. The project will use a mentorship approach to connect experienced Centers for Independent Living (CILs) already working collaboratively with other community organizations in rural areas with other CILs who would like to learn more about how to do the same.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 20, 2020
Sponsor: Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
NOSORH Rural Health Data Institute Inactive
An 8-part, web-based training for individuals who work with rural health data.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program – BRIIDGE Inactive
A 9-month residency preparatory program for international medical graduates in Minnesota. Training consists of inpatient, outpatient, community, and classroom components designed to optimally prepare participants to succeed in residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, University of Minnesota