NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COHORT 6 STARTING FALL 2023
AHEC Scholars is a two-year program for current health professions students wishing to enhance their education by gaining additional knowledge and experience in rural and/or underserved urban settings.
A small cohort of15-20 health professions students are selected each year and are given access to additional training in core topics such as Cultural Competency, Social Determinants of Health, Behavioral Health Integration, InterProfessional Education, Practice Transformation, Community Health Workers, Telehealth, and Emerging health topics.
Accepted disciplines include:
Advanced nurse practitioner students
Physician Assistant students
Clinical Psychology students
Students also receive $500 stipend PER YEAR for completing the program requirements as well as an Honor Cord to wear at graduation, certificate from the National AHEC Organization, and more.
Applications are accepted year round, but cohorts start each fall. Students must be enrolled in a health professions degree or certificate program and be two years from program or degree completion.