Scholarships

IL RURAL HEALTH ASSN OFFERS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARHIPS

Recognizing the dire shortage of dentists and behavioral health specialists in rural areas, the IL Rural Health Association is offering a limited number of scholarships for the spring semester 2023. Application deadline Friday November 18th.

 Criteria:  Student currently enrolled in dental school or a graduate level social work/behavioral health program who was raised in a rural area with the intent of practicing in a rural medically underserved area in Illinois upon graduation.  Contact staff@ilruralheath.org with questions.

Graduate Level Social Work/Behavioral Health - $1,000 Scholarship Click here for application 

 Dental School - $1,500 Scholarship
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2022 Dental Scholarship Recipients

Daryoush Aberoumand

Tehran, Iran

SUI School of Dental Medicine


Meredith Wolf

Harrisburg, IL

SIU School of Dental Medicine

Preston Street
Newton, IL
SIU School of Dental Medicine

Social Work Scholarship Winners

Missi Allinger
Monticello, IL
Master of Social Work
Walden Univ
ersity


Dawn Roberts
Carbondale, IL
Social Work
Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Meg M. Haggard
Pinckneyville, IL
Social Work
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

R. LeeAnn Book
Fairfield, IL
Master of Social Work
University of Missouri-Columbia



Heather Shuey
Amboy, IL
Psychiatric Behavioral Health
Nurse Practitioner 
Walden University

Shelby Ludolph
Kickapoo, IL
Eastern Illinois University
Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

 

ILLINOIS RURAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

9211 Waterfall Glen Blvd. | Darien, Illinois 60561 
Phone: 217-280-0206
Fax: 630-357-3059

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