What is Microresearch?

Rural PREP’s Microresearch Approach

Rural PREP provides multiple awards of up to $4,000 each to encourage research by learners in rural health professions education and training about:

  • Rural primary care
  • Rural population health
  • Rural health workforce education and training
  • The study population must be in the United States

A faculty mentor will be assigned by Rural PREP or approved as requested by the student or trainee.

Preference will be given to research that is:

  • Community-engaged, including a commitment of in-kind community contributions
  • Collaborative across health professions or institutions

Eligibility & Application 

Current U.S. students, residents and other health professionals in training who meet specific criteria.

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View current Microresearch projects that have been funded by Rural PREP.

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The deadline for the current application period has now closed. Please contact us below for information about upcoming opportunities.

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