Welcome to the AHEC Scholars
Resource Site

This site is provided to assist NAO members as we develop and implement AHEC Scholars and integrate the core topics into our community-based training across the United States.

AHEC Scholars is a program for health professions students interested in supplementing their education by gaining additional knowledge and experience in rural and/or underserved urban settings. This is a longitudinal program with interdisciplinary curricula to implement a defined set of clinical, didactic, and community-based activities.


Six Core Topics

Discover the six health areas of the AHEC Scholars Program.

Educational and training activities will support the following six (6) Core Topics: Interprofessional Education, Behavioral Health Services, Social Determinants of Health, Cultural Competency, Practice Transformation, Current and Emerging Health Issues.



Stay connected to the latest AHEC news and program opportunities.

A forum for AHEC programs and centers to ask questions and share ideas and plans.



View helpful information and educational materials.

Find official HRSA funding documents, educational webinars, templates and more to assist applicants and AHEC centers during and after the application process.