For more information about MAHEC Scholars or to submit an application visit our webpage at

AHEC Scholars is for health professions students wishing to supplement their education by gaining additional knowledge and experience in rural and/or underserved urban settings. AHEC Scholars is a  two-year commitment involving inter-professional curricula to implement a defined set of clinical, didactic, and community-based activities. All experiential or clinical training will be conducted in rural and/or underserved urban settings. 


Students must have a current interest in rural or underserved urban healthcare, be enrolled in a health professions degree or certificate program and be two years from program or degree completion. This includes but is not limited to students in medical, dental, pharmacy, nurse practitioner, nursing, physician assistant, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and public/population health programs. If you are not in one of these programs, but have interest in AHEC Scholars, please contact us at


Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri

825 S. Business Hwy 13

Lexington, MO 64067