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Southwest Indiana Area Health Education Center

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SWI-AHEC's next Mini-Grant cycle underway

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Schools, healthcare facilities and other community organizations in southwest Indiana that promote health careers for youth (grades 6-12), offer clinical experiences for health professions students, or provide continuing education for health professionals may be eligible to receive a mini-grant from the Southwest Indiana Area Health Education Center (SWI-AHEC).

Each year, SWI-AHEC seeks applications for projects in Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick counties.

The deadline for application is September 30, 2016.

“We are interested in projects across the health care workforce pipeline, from youth to current health care professionals. Our focus is on the diversity, distribution, and quality of the health care workforce throughout southwest Indiana,” said Jane Friona, SWI-AHEC executive director. “Historically, awards have ranged between $1,000 and $4,000. The number of mini-grants awarded will be dependent on the number of proposals we receive.”

To download the guidelines and application, please click here.

Click here for the list of previous grant recipients and projects.


Ivy Tech receives 2016 Partnership Matters Award

Friona _Moore _Ivy -Tech -AwardSouthwest Indiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) presented Ivy Tech Community College Southwest in Evansville, Indiana, with the 2016 Partnership Matters Award during Indiana AHEC statewide meeting April 26, 2016 in Indianapolis.

“With good collaboration across the institutions for higher education in our 10-county region, Ivy Tech Community College Southwest stands out in its willingness to work with AHEC to ensure qualified health professionals in southern Indiana,” said Jane Friona, executive director of Southwest Indiana AHEC, when presenting the award to Cindy Moore, dean of the Frank L. Hilton M.D. School of Health Sciences at Ivy Tech Southwest. “The leadership and faculty at Ivy Tech are committed to helping people learn and improve the region.”

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