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AHEC Scholars Application

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The Nevada AHEC Scholars program is a two-year commitment is for heath profession students wishing to enhance their education by gaining additional leadership knowledge and experience in rural and/or underserved urban settings.

Key program opportunities will include:

  • Leadership education
  • Behavioral health integration
  • Practice transformation
  • Social determinants of health
  • Online coursework
  • Cultural Competency
  • Peer-to-peer mentoring
  • Current and emerging health issues
  • Practical capstone project

Please see the Nevada AHEC Scholar Participation Agreement.

Begin Application Form

What is your region?
Are you bilingual?
Are you currently employed in the health care field?
In what capacity?
Are you a Veteran?
What is the highest level of education you have completed?
In what type of professional health care career program are you participating?
What School are you attending?
Where would you prefer to attend training?
Please indicate if you are from a disadvantaged background (per AAMC) by checking all that apply
An individual’s environment inhibited him/her from obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to enroll in and graduate from a health professions school. If you grew up in an underserved or rural area up until the age of 18, you can identify yourself as a disadvantaged applicant.
An individual from a family with an annual income below a level based on low-income thresholds, according to family size established by the U.S. Census Bureau, adjusted annually for changes in the Consumer Price Index, and adjusted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for use in all health professions programs. A family is a group of two or more individuals. Additionally, if you worked to support your family up until the age of 18, you can identify yourself as an economically disadvantage applicant.
Please name the city, state, and country in which you lived the longest from birth to age 18.
Please name the city, state, and country in which you lived when you graduated from high school.
Are you from a rural background?
How did you hear about the NV AHEC Scholars Program?
If selected, do you agree to participate in all required sessions?
Are you involved in any organizations outside of the school?
I would like to opt-in for further/future contact
I would like to be contacted in the future
I would not like to be contacted in the future
Can we contact you after completion of the AHEC program?
I hereby certify that all information that I have provided in this application is true.