Scholarships available: Kansas CHW Education

Thanks to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, we have scholarship opportunities for the Kansas CHW Education Program. Community Health Workers, Community Health Advocates, Community Health Representatives, and Promotoras de Salud are welcome.

Limited spots are available in the four cohorts that are currently open for enrollment.

  • Cohort #4: Runs Mondays and Wednesdays on November 1, 2021 through February 21, 2022 with some holidays. The class will be in the afternoons at 1pm-4pm. Additional project time will be allowed for Service Learning.
  • Cohort #5: Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays on November 30, 2021 through March 10, 2022 with one holiday. The class will be in the afternoons at 1pm-4pm. Additional project time will be allowed for Service Learning.
  • Cohort #6: Runs Mondays and Wednesdays on January 3, 2022 through April 11, 2022 with NO holidays. The class will be in the mornings at 9am-12pm. Additional project time will be allowed for Service Learning.
  • Cohort #7: Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays on January 18, 2022 through April 26, 2022 with NO holidays. The class will be in the mornings at 9am-12pm. Additional project time will be allowed for Service Learning.

Included in the scholarship:

  • Tuition
  • Book
  • Printed material
  • Access to Zoom Live class discussion times

This course is designed in conjunction with the text book “Foundations for Community Health Workers, Second Edition.” We integrate zoom classroom discussion and service learning to help ensure CHWs are able to gain the practical skills needed to be successful in their roles. Read about the 12 Core Competencies covered here: https://kschw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/KS-CHW-Core-Competencies.pdf

Please fill out the information in the link below. Participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. We need to know more about you first. Please complete this if you are interested in any of the four cohorts listed above: https://wichitastate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2lvlUVvAFAwXsvY

If you have questions, please contact alissa.rankin@wichita.edu.