West Virginia AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars Program
- West Virginia AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars is a program for health professions students interested in supplementing their education though meaningful experiences in rural and/or underserved urban settings.
- This is a two-year program with interdisciplinary curricula designed to help students develop their knowledge through clinical, didactic, and community-based activities. All experiential or clinical training will be conducted in rural and/or underserved settings.
- The West Virginia AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars program duration is two years, and scholars must complete the following requirements annually for a total of 160 hours (80 hours total in year one, and 80 hours total in year two):
- 40 hours of community-based experiential or clinical training in a rural or underserved area.
- 40 hours of didactic education via our online platform, SOLE.
- A stipend amount of $650 per year ($1,300 over the course of the two-year program) will be awarded to all scholars accepted into this program.
For more information please contact Jessica Stidham, Program Coordinator for Rural Community Health Scholars