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Deadline

Priority will be given to applications received prior to December 15th, 2019.

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AHEC Scholars:

A competitive two-year cohort program that expands on health professions, student education and training. Students participate in two in-person, 1.5-day summer institutes in addition to completing an underserved health experience. The 2018-2019 AHEC Scholars Program is affiliated with the East Central AHEC office in Gibson City, Illinois, and will host the summer institutes at a to-be-determined location in the eastern Illinois/Urbana-Champaign region. Additional work throughout the two-year program is completed by AHEC Scholars through distance-based learning.

Visit www.ncrhp.uic.edu and www.ahec.rockford.uic.edu for more information on student health professions programs.

The following documents are required for consideration for all programs*:

  • Completed on-line application
  • Personal statement (800-1,200 words) that should address why you are interested in learning about:
    • Rural community development
    • Rural health care
    • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Current curriculum vitae or resume.
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty instructor or academic adviser.

Your application and support materials can be completed and submitted online with supporting documents uploaded in PDF (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) format.

*Sites may require immunization paperwork and other proof of recent vaccinations, including influenza. Students should plan accordingly in anticipation of acceptance into a program.

If you have questions about your application, contact:

Vicky Rhine, MPH
National Center for Rural Health Professions
UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford
1601 Parkview Ave.
Rockford, IL  61107
rhine1@uic.edu
815-395-5854

More Information?

Hana Hinkle
National Center for Rural Health Professions
University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford
1601 Parkview Ave.
Rockford, IL 61107

(815) 395-5784
hhinkle1@uic.edu