Dental and Behavioral Health/Social Work
Scholarships for Rural Residents

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 2022. Application Deadline Monday, Nov. 22nd.

Criteria:  Students currently enrolled in dental school or a graduate level social work/behavioral health program who were raised in a rural area with the intent of practicing in a rural setting in Illinois.  Contact staff@ilruralheath.org with questions.
 
Dental School - $1,500 Scholarship Application

Graduate Level Social Work or Behavioral Health - $1,000 Scholarship Application

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IRHA Awards 2021 Rural Workforce Development Scholarships

With the shortage of dentists and behavioral health specialists in rural settings, the Illinois Rural Health Association is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 IRHA Workforce Development Scholarships:

Dental Scholarships $1500 each

& Behavioral Health $1000 each

DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:

John Hanlon
Polo, Ogle County
SIU School of Dental Medicine


James Burris
Pinckneyville, Perry County
SIU School of Dental Medicine

Clayton Janecke
Scales Mount, JoDaviess County
SIU School of Dental Medicine


MaKenzie Clawson
Seaton, Mercer County
SIU School of Dental Medicine

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:

Rachel Taylor
West Frankfort, Franklin County
Masters in Social Work
SIU Carbondale

Kylie Russel
Ogden, Champaign County
Masters in Counseling
and Higher Education
Eastern IL University

James Sparks
DuQuoin, Perry County
Masters in Social Work
SIU Carbondale


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