High School Programs

Students spend five weeks in the summer at The University of Alabama where they live on the UA campus, take college courses for credit, attend tutorials and seminars, shadow physicians and other health care professionals and participate in field trips to rural medical facilities.

Rural Minority Health Scholars

This program is exclusively for rural Alabama high school graduates who plan to enter college in the next academic year. The aim of the program is to increase the number of minority students from rural Alabama who qualify for admission to medical school.

Rural Health Scholars

This program is exclusively for rising high school seniors from rural Alabama communities and provides students with opportunities to pursue careers in health care professions while experiencing college firsthand.



Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Cynthia Moore at cmoore@ua.edu or (205) 348-3116.