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Rural Health Fellows Program

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Sponsor National Rural Health Association
Deadlines Aug 31, 2014

Gaby Boscan
Phone: 202.639.0550


The Rural Health Fellows Program is designed to educate, develop and inspire a networked community of rural health leaders who will step forward to serve in key positions in the National Rural Health Association, affiliated rural health advocacy groups and local and state legislative bodies.

Selected participants will meet three times throughout the year to undergo intensive leadership and advocacy training. Applicants will also participate in conference calls and mentorship activities and should be dedicated to advocating on behalf of rural health.


Applicants must:

  • Be members of the NRHA and their state rural health association or be willing to join before the start of the program
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to improving the health of all people residing in rural America, through the provision of equitable health care services.
  • Be willing and able to commit to monthly conference calls as part of the program and complete a project as a member of an Action Project Team.
  • Commit to attend all Rural Health Fellows training sessions.
Amount of

There is no program fee for participation in the the Rural Health Fellows program.

Applicants must have a sponsor (employer, corporate, or self) responsible for all travel and lodging costs to attend the three training sessions.


A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as Networking and collaboration, Scholarships, fellowships and loan repayment

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