SOWEGA-AHEC offers travel support to health profession students who do not use the AHEC student housing while completing clinical training in one of the 38 counties served and who meet the following criteria:
- Travel at least 25 miles outside of the county of their Georgia based academic institution.
- Clinical rotation must last at least 20 days.
Students may receive a maximum of two (2) travel support stipends during an academic year (July 1-June 30). It is the student’s responsibility to submit a Travel Support Request form immediately following the completion of a rotation. Forms for the current academic year must be submitted no later than July 10th of the following year.
Students enrolled in Georgia based on-line programs are eligible for travel support if they travel at least 25 miles from their residence to their clinical training site.
To request travel support, complete the Statewide AHEC Support Form and Travel Support Request form and submit to Preceptor Coordinator.