NIPDD Rural Fellows Scholarship Announcement 2020-2021

Deadllne for application: Midnight June 7, 2020; now closed

The RTT Collaborative Board and the cooperative of rural programs it represents is happy to offer up to three scholarships for the National Institute for Program Director Development fellowship program in academic year 2020-2021. Any director, site director, or faculty of a currently accredited or developing rural program is encouraged to apply.[1]The NIPDD program is described further at, including this coming year’s schedule of the three in-person sessions that are a part of the program.

This RTT Collaborative scholarship includes the full cost of fellowship registration only ($5,500 in 2019-2020). Recipients are responsible for their own travel and lodging costs throughout the year and their programs are responsible for providing release time to attend the required sessions. The NIPDD registration fee does not include registration for the required RTT Collaborative Annual Meeting and there are several important deliverables. For a full scholarship description and how to apply, go to NIPDD Scholarship Announcement 2020.

[1]Longenecker R. Rural Medical Education Programs: A Proposed Nomenclature. Journal of Graduate Medical Education June 2017;9(3):283-286. (Accessed 4-27-2020)