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Mileage Grants for Health Professions Students

Health Professions students who live in the West Central Indiana AHEC service area can apply for mileage grants to help offset the cost of transportation expenses to approved clinical location sites.  Approved students may be awarded up to $200 per rotation, with up to $400 per student per year, as funding allows.

Priority will be placed on students who are going to the following types of sites:

  • Primary care
  • Rural and/or underserved areas
  • Areas with specific shortages

Students interest in applying for assistance should fill out the following application in its entirety: http://indianaahec.tfaforms.net/4629216 
Contact Suzanne Downs at suzanne.downs@indstate.edu with any questions about this grant.

Funding

WCI-AHEC supports projects that improve the health of West Central Indiana through health care recruitment, training, or retention activities. If you are interested in partnering with us, please ensure that your project meets at least one of the following goals:

Goal A: To increase the representation of individuals from under-represented minority, disadvantaged, and rural backgrounds willing and able to pursue a health profession career.

Goal B: To utilize hands-on experiences to improve practicing health profession students' skills and competencies necessary to enhance the quality of health care and provide transformative team-based care delivery within rural and underserved areas and populations.

Goal C: To utilize a comprehensive community-based education approach to improve the skills and competences of health professions students’ skills and competencies necessary to enhance the quality of health care and provide transformative team-based care delivery within rural and underserved areas and populations.

Goal D: To improve practicing health professionals’ skills and competencies necessary to enhance health care quality and provide transformative team-based health care delivery to rural and underserved areas and populations.