WWAMI AHEC Scholars program

Posted 14 days ago

SW Idaho AHEC is now taking applications for our first year of participation in the WWAMI AHEC Scholars program. Health Profession students enrolled in a degree or certificate health professions program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher may apply. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or Foreign National with appropriate status and must be able to commit to a 2-year AHEC Scholars activity schedule.

 The WWAMI AHEC Scholars Program is a nationally recognized interdisciplinary educational and training program that focuses on preparing a diverse, culturally competent healthcare workforce specializing in rural and underserved areas.

 The application cycle is open through October 31, 2019. Selected applicants will be notified in early November to be followed by a kick-off orientation event mid-November. Didactic coursework will begin in January 2020 and will take place in live classroom settings weekly in the evening for 6 weeks alternating between BSU and ISU-Meridian campuses. The cohort will be comprised of 15 interdisciplinary students.

A flyer is attached and the link to the webpage is shown below. Please share this information with students and other interested people.