AHEC Activities

Educating and recruiting

students to health professions from K-12 schools

AHEC Activities

Educating health professions students

in the rural and underserved communities of Hawaii, often in multiprofessional teams

AHEC Activities

Recruiting health care professionals

to rural and underserved areas and providing continuing education

AHEC Activities

Providing community based and community driven education

for all underserved groups in Hawaii.

News

1810, 2020

It’s not too late to apply to the NHSC S2S Loan Repayment Program

By | October 18th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on It’s not too late to apply to the NHSC S2S Loan Repayment Program

 

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LOAN REPAYMENT | SCHOLARSHIP
STUDENTS TO SERVICE


Submit your application today!

NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program application cycle closes on
November 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Apply Here!

imagine the possibilities

NHSC S2S LRP applicants may qualify for up to $120,000 in loan repayment for their medical, nursing and dental school student loans. Eligible health professional students in their final year of school receive the award in exchange for a three-year service commitment in a high-need rural, tribal, or urban community. Read the 2021 Application and Program Guidance (PDF-1.2 MB) carefully before you start your application.

  • Students must be U.S. citizens or nationals and enrolled or accepted in an eligible medical (MD or DO), dental (DDS or DMD), NP or CNM degree program at a U.S. accredited school.
  • Installments are paid to students annually in a tax-free lump sum.
  • NHSC S2S LRP award recipients are eligible to continue service through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program.

Need Additional Help?

Online Q & A Session
Monday, October 26
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Ask a Question

For additional information, including a program fact sheet, visit the NHSC website. Find NHSC-approved sites on the Health Workforce Connector.

For other issues, contact the Customer Care Center at 1-800-221-9393, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET (excluding federal holidays).

110, 2020

UH System Common Scholarship Application Now Open

By | October 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on UH System Common Scholarship Application Now Open

The University of Hawaii System Common Scholarship Application is now
available online for the 2021-2022 academic year. Students attending any
University of Hawaii campus are encouraged to apply in order to be
considered for system and campus scholarships.*

Please encourage your students to apply by the March 1, 4 p.m. (HST)
deadline*

If you have been asked to serve as a reference, please remember that
March 8, 4 p.m. is your deadline to complete the student’s online
recommendation.*

Students are also encouraged to complete their 2021-2022 Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 in order to be
considered for the maximum amount of scholarships.

More information and application information can be found at
www.hawaii.edu/scholarships

Please email scholars@hawaii.edu with any questions, or call (808) 956-
6203.

*Refer to the UH Manoa New Warrior & Presidential website for details
and deadlines.
https://www.hawaii.edu/fas/info/nws.php

All other UH Manoa scholarships require separate applications. Refer to
the UH Manoa Scholarships page for more information.
https://www.hawaii.edu/fas/info/scholarships.php

2309, 2020

Network with recruiters online. Register Today!

By | September 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Network with recruiters online. Register Today!

Attend the next
HRSA Virtual Job Fair

October 7, 2020
6:
45 to 10:45 PM ET

Meet hundreds of recruiters

Find more than 1,000 training and employment opportunities

Receive real-time answers from site staff

Learn about loan repayment

register today
virtual job fair

Use a computer, smart phone or tablet with Internet to access the virtual job fair.

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Did You Know?

Health care professionals employed by NHSC or Nurse Corps-approved organizations may be eligible for loan repayment.


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Create a profile on the Health Workforce Connector to help recruiters learn more about you.

With more than 6,000 job opportunities throughout 23,000+ organizations, the Connector helps future and current health professionals find careers in underserved communities.

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2109, 2020

Upcoming Opportunities at UH Manoa

By | September 21st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Upcoming Opportunities at UH Manoa

The semester continues to move along as our coursework and developments of this pandemic progress. Do not miss out on the potential opportunities that are available to you, such as the ASUH scholarship application. Do not forget, if you are in need of help please do not hesitate to reach out.

Studentshttp://www.manoa.hawaii.edu/counseling · (808) 956-7927
Employeeshttp://www.worklifehawaii.org/ · (808) 543-8445

  • ASUH Fall 2020 Scholarship Applications Open Now
    Applications for the Fall 2020 ASUH Scholarships – Academic Achievement, High Financial Need and Non-Traditional/Unique Situation, Study Abroad Scholarship, Research Award, and Grad Test Prep Award are now available! To be eligible to apply for/receive an ASUH scholarship or award, you must be a full-time, classified undergraduate at UH Manoa. All completed applications must be submitted by Friday, October 23, 2020, at 4:30 PM to be considered. For more information on how to apply and application requirements, please visit the ASUH website: https://asuhmanoa.wixsite.com/asuh/our-awards-and-applications
  • Fall Graduates Only – 2020 Commencement Survey
    Given the number of COVID-19 cases in Hawai’i, we are unable to hold a traditional campus-wide ceremony on December 19, 2020. However, we are firmly committed to celebrating your accomplishments and are working on several scenarios to recognize the completion of your degree, whether it be virtual or in small groups. The top priority of commencement at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is the safety of our students, their guests, and UH personnel. We will do our best to plan according to your responses but must also adhere to State and CDC guidelines. Please complete by Friday, September 25th. Click here to complete the survey.
  • Applications for the UH-Mānoa Political Internships are now open.
    The College of Social Sciences is proud to announce that they are celebrating 50 years of Internship opportunities at Mānoa and are offering full-time paid internships this Spring to All UH Mānoa juniors or seniors. These internships offer a rare opportunity to gain an up-close view of the inner workings of state and federal government. Selected Interns will work an average of 35-40 hours per week while earning 12 academic credits to maintain full-time status. Approximately 15 Internships are available in both U.S. Congressional and Hawaii State Legislative offices this Spring. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2020. For more information, please contact Kai Noa Lilly, Political Internship Coordinator, at 956-7858 or lilly@hawaii.edu; or visit http://www.politicalscience.hawaii.edu/mpin/
  • Philippine Medical Association of Hawaii (PMAH) Youth vs COVID-19 Art & Video Contest
    According to the Hawaii DOH, those in the 18-29 year old age groups are the main asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19 (“Age of COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations, and Deaths, Hawaii 2020”, Current Situation in Hawaii). This contest encourages the young adults from all Hawaiian Islands to do their part in following COVID-19 safety guidelines. The purpose of this project is to address the importance of staying indoors and practicing social distancing among young adults, and how they can make an impact in our community today. The entry deadline is Saturday, September 26, 2020. Click here to learn more.
  • UROP Project Funding for Undergraduate Students ($5,000-$10,000)
    The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) coordinates and promotes research & creative work opportunities for UHM undergraduate students in all disciplines. UROP invites students conducting or planning to conduct faculty-mentored research or creative work to submit a proposal for UROP’s Project Funding, which provides money to cover materials, supplies, travel, stipend, and other costs associated with conducting a faculty-mentored research or creative work project. UROP provides up to $5000 for a project conducted by one student and up to $10,000 for a group project consisting of two to ten students. The Fall application cycle opened on September 9th and the deadline is at 5:00 PM, October 10th. Click here to learn more about UROP Project Funding and consider attending an information session. Click here to learn about other research & creative work opportunities offered by UROP.
  • UROP Presentation Funding for Undergraduate Students ($2000-$5000) (Virtual presentations only until further notice)
    The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) coordinates and promotes research & creative work opportunities for UHM undergraduate students in all disciplines. UROP invites all students who are conducting or have conducted faculty-mentored research or creative work to submit a proposal for UROP’s Presentation Funding, which provides money to UHM students to go present, perform, or display their faculty-mentored research or creative work at local, national, or international conference/event (virtual presentations only until further notice). UROP provides up to $2000 for an individual student, $4000 for a group of two, and up to $5,000 for a group of three or more. The application deadline is the first of each month prior to the day of the event. UROP strongly encourages interested students to apply at least two months prior to the event date. Click here to learn more about UROP Presentation Funding or click here to learn about other research & creative work opportunities offered by UROP.

Fellowships

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
    Apply for this five-year fellowship that supports graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and math. Funding is provided for three of the fellowship years totaling over $100,000. Application deadlines vary by discipline and range between October 19-22, 2020. Click here to learn more.
  • Hertz Fellowship 2021
    TThe Hertz Fellowship is awarded to the nation’s most promising Doctoral students in fields such as applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, or engineering. Student work should be focused on understanding and solving major, near-term problems facing society. Awardees receive five years of funding, up to $250,000, which may include a dependent stipend. Deadline to apply is October 23, 2020. Click here to learn more.
  • Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans honors the contributions of immigrants and their children to the United States. Each year, 30 awardees are supported in their graduate education experience and receive financial support up to $90,000 for two years. Deadline to apply for the 2021 competition is October 29, 2020. Click here to learn more.
  • Hawai‘i Data Science Institute – Data Science Fellows Program
    The Hawai‘i Data Science Institute Data Science Fellowship Program is a training initiative that funds Graduate Assistants or Undergraduate Fellows to further their knowledge in the theory, techniques and applications of data science. For more information please visit http://datascience.hawaii.edu/students/fellows/
409, 2020

Application Now Open – NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

By | September 4th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Application Now Open – NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Take the Next Step in your Career with the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

The 2021 Application Program and Guidance for the National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (NHSC S2S LRP) is now open and includes new nursing disciplines. In response to health workforce needs for quality primary and maternity care, the FY21 program includes Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs). The application cycle closes on November 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

About the Program: NHSC S2S LRP applicants may qualify for up to $120,000 in tax-free loan repayment for their medical, nursing and dental school student loans. Eligible health professional students in their final year of school receive the award in exchange for a three-year service commitment in a high-need (HPSA 14 or above) rural, tribal, or urban community. Read the 2021 Application and Program Guidance (PDF-1.2 MB) carefully before you start your application.

  • Students must be U.S. citizens or nationals and enrolled or accepted in an eligible medical (MD or DO), dental (DDS or DMD), NP or CNM degree program at a U.S. accredited school.
  • Installments are paid to students annually in a lump sum which, when applied to qualified health professional student loans, can significantly lower the overall debt by reducing accrued loan interest amounts.
  • NHSC S2S LRP award recipients are eligible to continue service through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program, and could potentially pay off all of their educational debt with continued service at an approved NHSC site.

Technical Assistance

Application Webinar
Tuesday, September 15
2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
Join the Webinar
Dial in: 800-857-9780
Passcode: 4606794

Online Q & A Sessions
Tuesday, September 29  &  Monday, October 26
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Ask a Question

409, 2020

NIH Loan Repayment Program

By | September 4th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on NIH Loan Repayment Program

The NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is now open for applications and invites qualified health professionals with doctoral degrees to apply to its 2021 application cycle. Applications are accepted through the online portal between September 1st and November 20th at 8:00 PM EST.

The LRP offers loan repayment awards of up to $50,000 per year for up to 2 years of a recipient’s qualified educational debt annually, in return for a commitment to engage in NIMHD and NIH-mission relevant health disparities or clinical research in non-federal research settings for at least two years.

The objectives of the congressionally established programs are to:

  1. Increase the pool of highly qualified researchers who conduct health disparities research.
  2. Recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds into clinical research careers.

Please apply early for this funding opportunity.

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