The Northeast Indiana AHEC Scholars Program

The AHEC Scholars program aims to prepare students by teaching them necessary 'soft skills' to join a well-prepared diverse and culturally competent workforce demonstrating team-based care.


Location varies based upon the AHEC regional center selected. Click here to learn more about Indiana's AHEC regions.

Time commitment

2 year time commitment, requiring approximately 80 hours of effort (40hours/year).

  40 hours will be spent completing online learning modules and interacting via the web-based platform, Canvas.

40 hours will be spent participating in various shadowing, career advancement, and research opportunities.


Students attending and fully completing the Scholars program will receive $750 per year, totaling a maximum of $1,500.


Must be in the final two years of a health professions program (two year degree programs and certificate programs are eligible to apply)

Preference given to legal residents of Indiana

Must have transportation - this program includes multiple site visits across the selected AHEC region

Unofficial copy of transcripts is required

Must pass a criminal background check - AHEC will pay for this

Must be available to participate for two years

Must be available to participate in 40 hours of online didactic training and 40 hours of team-based community experiences per year

Must be willing to respond to AHEC on an annual basis upon completion of the Scholars program for updates on practice and activities


Applications must be submitted by Mat 31st, 2018.



Please contact Valeri Beamer at for more information.