Region V Public Health Training Center Student Internship Funding Application

Student Internship Funding Application

Due April 15, 2022

The Region V Public Health Training Center is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for undergraduate and graduate student internships taking place in the summer of 2022.

Funds are available for a limited number of students to receive stipends of $3500 for their field placement. Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis until April 15, 2022.

To qualify for this award, the following criteria must be met:

  • Graduate or undergraduate student is enrolled full-time or part-time at their institution, where they are earning a degree in public health, nursing, social work, behavioral health, or other health profession
    • This opportunity is open to students studying a health profession at academic institutions in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin
  • Students must be US citizens, non-citizen US nationals, or foreign nationals possessing a visa permitting permanent residence in the US
  • Student has accepted an unpaid internship that will take place this summer (e.g., May/June - August/September)
  • Placement sites must be focused on providing services in a medically underserved community in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin
  • Internship meets student’s departmental requirements for hours and content
  • Field placement project supports population health improvement and addressing the social determinants of health

Complete applications will include:

Awardees will be notified by the end of April. Preference will be given to students choosing internships in local governmental health and community-based health organizations.

These funds are made available by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). 


Students who receive this stipend will be expected to participate in a monthly community of practice for professional development with students from across the region, and will need to produce a deliverable that can be shared with HRSA such as a scientific poster, presentation slides, or brief report.

Please contact Phoebe Kulik at with any questions.