REACH Program Social Determinants of Health Scholarships 2024


Empowering Change-Makers in Healthcare

At KWHealthcareProfessionals, we understand that healthcare extends beyond clinical settings into the very fabric of our communities. That's why we're proud to introduce the REACH Program Scholarship, designed to support healthcare students, trainees, and professionals who are committed to improving community health.

Our REACH Program Scholarship is not just a financial scholarship; it's an opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of communities. Whether you're developing a project to improve access to nutritious food, creating a program for affordable housing, or researching the impact of educational opportunities on health, we want to support your vision.

At KWHealthcareProfessionals, we believe in the power of ideas and the impact of grassroots initiatives. Your project could pave the way for significant improvements in community health. This scholarship is to support you as you strive to turn your idea into action. Social Determinants of Health

Our Objective Areas of Interest are the Following

  1. Access to Housing
  2. Access to Utilities
  3. Access to Medical Care
  4. Access to Transportation
  5. Access to Food
  6. Access to Education
  7. Access to Employment
  8. Access to Reliable Childcare

Key Takeaways of the REACH Program Scholarship:

  • What Is It? This scholarship is designed to fund individuals who support projects that address social determinants of health.
  • Who Can Apply? Healthcare students, trainees, and professionals who are working on or planning projects focused on improving community health.
  • The Reward: Successful applicants will receive $1,000 to support their project or initiative.
  • Project Focus: We encourage projects that tackle key areas such as housing, utilities, food access, education, and employment, medical care, and reliable childcare - factors that are vital for healthy communities.
  • Share Your Proposal: Submit a detailed proposal of your project, highlighting how it addresses specific social determinants of health.
  • Submit Documentation: Provide proof of your involvement in healthcare and any preliminary work or research related to your project.
  • Deadline & Selection: Submit your application and project proposal by February 15th. Our panel will review all submissions, selecting those that demonstrate the most potential for positive impact on community health to be displayed on our website to go through our community voting process. 

Need ideas on how to get started in your community? is a great resource to start your learning journey. Click here or on the diagram above to learn more!