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WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health Medical Student Scholarship Program


  • West Virginia University School of Medicine students that intend to enter a primary care practice in West Virginia
  • Click here for more information on how to apply

Practice Sites

  • Practice obligation of one year for each year of funding in a rural health clinic, federally-qualified health center or Primary Care Health Professions Shortage Area (HPSA) in West Virginia

Amount Available

  • $25,000/year for each year of commitment
  • Maximum 4 years of funding ($100,000 Total)

Practice obligations may be served concurrently

  • For more additional information, please contact April Vestal

Contact Information

April L. Vestal
WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health                         
PO Box 9009
Morgantown, WV 26506-9009