Nebraska Health Professions Students Can Gain the Edge By Becoming AHEC Scholars.
Health professions students who complete the Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program gain lifetime connections with health professionals in a variety of disciplines. Access to real world experience beyond the classroom will increase self-confidence in your field and give you a competitive edge when seeking employment.
Becoming an AHEC Scholar will elevate your credentials as an emerging health care leader. AHEC Scholars gain access to exclusive workshops, potential employers, community leaders, and national and state resources on the latest health topics. The program is offered at no cost to the student. AHEC Scholars may be eligible for a stipend.
The Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program is part of a national initiative that prepares health profession students who want to serve in rural or urban underserved areas.
Are you eligible for the AHEC Scholars Program?
- Are you enrolled or accepted in a health profession training program at least 24 months in duration? (e.g. physical therapist assistant, paramedic, doctor, pharmacist, nurse)
- Do you have a minimum GPA of 2.5 during the most recent academic year?
- Are you interested in practicing in rural or urban underserved areas?
- Can you commit to the two year program?
- Do you have reliable internet access?
A second round of applications is being accepted! Applications are due December 30.
APPLY NOW TO BE AN AHEC SCHOLAR
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE DECEMBER 30
Learn More About the AHEC Scholars Program
This two-year program is offered at no cost to the student and includes personal support from your region's AHEC Center.
Complete a culmination of 40 hours of didactic training hours each academic year in conjunction with your current health profession program curriculum. AHEC Scholars attend two workshops throughout each year connecting them to community leaders and potential employers. AHEC Scholars have access to the AHEC Scholars Huddle Series on workforce topics specific to Nebraska, opportunity to choose from two certifications, and online newsletters with access to state and national resources on the latest health topics.
Complete a culmination of 40 hours of community-based and/or experiential training in rural and/or urban underserved areas each year. Note, required clerkships/clinicals through academic programs may apply.