Information For Students


Student Membership

IRHA membership is free to all full time students. The IRHA provides many opportunities for you to engage with the rural Indiana health industry; free educational webinars, must-attend events, resource sharing, networking and more! Be a part of the mission to enhance the health and well-being of all Hoosiers living in rural areas. 


Annual Conference Student Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our underwriters, the Indiana Rural Health Association has been able to offer scholarships to full time health profession students to attend the IRHA Annual Conference. These scholarships cover the cost of the student's registration and hotel fee. Scholarship applications open in February.

For more information about the IRHA Annual Conference student scholarships please visit the IRHA Annual Conference webpage and scroll down to the "scholarship" tab.

Fellowship Program

IRHA is excited to announce a new partnership with the Indiana University-Bloomington School of Public Health. Through this partnership a fellowship program has been created. If you are a current MPH student at IUB you are eligible to apply. Applications for the spring semester are due October 31st, summer semester are due March 31st, and fall semester are due May 15th. Information and application are located below. If you have any questions, please contact Cody Mullen at


The 2020 fellowship program has been cancelled.  The program will resume next year.