Indiana Rural Health Association has started recruiting candidates for its excellent fellowship program open for 2021-2022. IRHA Fellowship Program makes available a platform where students and professionals work together to understand the policies and programs that impact rural health. This is also a fantastic learning opportunity for students. Fellows will get to learn from people who are professionals as well as put their talent into use to find solutions to today’s challenges. This fellowship is open for undergraduate and graduate-level students. If you are recruited for this program, you will be assigned to a mentor/co-mentor team and a group that will research and develop a policy solution to a rural health issue.
IRHA Fellowship will include monthly one-hour lectures and networking events with the entire cohort. Moreover, during this program, following small groups work collaboratively monthly under the guidance of a devoted IRHA mentor/co-mentor team to nurture a policy project that is introduced via a breakout presentation at the IRHA Annual Conference and delivered in a final presentation to the IRHA board at the conclusion of the fellowship in December. The fellow will be required to work 10 to 15 hours per month. Furthermore, they will have to attend some events, including IRHA 2021 Fellowship Orientation, IRHA 2021 Public Policy Forum, and IRHA 24th Annual Conference.
Indiana Rural Health Association came into existence in 1997 as a not-for-profit organization and since then has gained immense popularity and strengthened its membership. It works toward a simple mission of enhancing the health and wellbeing of the rural population. It is a member-driven organization made of a diverse membership.
Check out the table given below for more information
|Organization||Indiana Rural Health Association|
|Education Level||Undergraduate and graduate|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Application Deadline||November 13, 2021|
|Requirements||CV and separate personal statement of 150-250 words|
Who is Eligible?
Undergraduate/graduate-level students can apply for this program.
How to Apply?
To enter this fellowship, applicants will have to fill out an online application form that you can access by visiting here. The form must be filled with right and complete information and sent to the organization by the application deadline.
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume
- Separate Personal Statement of 150-250 words explaining your interests and concerns for rural health, i.e., How might your participation in the Fellows Program enables you to address these issues?; How will participation in IRHA’s Fellowship Program contribute to your professional development in rural health?; Why is rural health important to you?
This program includes the following perks that you can reap if you are selected:
- Chance to work with mentor/co-mentor team and a group that will research and develop a policy solution to a rural health issue
- Networking events
- Elective events
- Chance to gain experience and enhance skills
This application is available until November 13, 2021. If you are interested in this program, then take this date into consideration.