ALTP Scholarships

A limited number of specialized scholarships are available from year to year. These scholarships are competitive and recipients are typically selected by the awarding organization.

Current Sources for the ALTP Class of 2021:


RIHEL can refer ALTP applicants to organizations that may be able to offer limited scholarship support. Priority will be given to applicants who:
  • represent non-profit organizations.
  • represent minority or underserved populations.
For scholarship requests to be considered, you must email Jen Stachelski indicating your interest in a scholarship AND complete the ALTP application for the Class of 2021 by end of day April 30, 2020.

ALTP Scholarships for Physicians in Colorado

Physicians who are members of the Colorado Medical Society are eligible to compete for full scholarships to the Advanced Leadership Training Program. If you are interested in the scholarship, please read here and contact Chet Seward (Chet.Seward(at) or 303-810-8689) at CMS. You must be accepted into ALTP through the regular application process and be a member of the Colorado Medical Society to be eligible.

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Colorado Environmental Health Association Scholarship

CEHA is offering scholarship support up to $1,000 for the RIHEL Advanced Leadership Training Program Class of 2020. Only CEHA members are eligible to apply for this scholarship. It is requested that applicants apply for the “CEHA-RIHEL” scholarship at the same time they apply for the RIHEL program. To be considered for financial support from CEHA, please complete the CEHA online scholarship application. Nominations must be received by June 5th of the year you are applying to the program. Decisions to award funding will be made by June 20.

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Testimony from a past scholarship recipient:

Colorado Kids 1st Grant Program, Rocky Mountain Research & Prevention Institute

Through its Colorado Kids 1st Grant Program, the Rocky Mountain Research & Prevention Institute (RMRPI) provided scholarships for child safety and injury prevention advocates and professionals to participate as fellows in the Advanced Leadership Training Program (ALTP) of the Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership (RIHEL).
The ALTP has truly been life-changing! With the scholarship support of Colorado Kids First, the focus of my project was on suicide prevention among children. (Yes, there is a project!) While I probably could have taken the easier path and developed another suicide awareness-raising event, I decided to accept the leadership challenge and push myself to step outside my comfort zone. Using a partnership approach between Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Colorado Department of Public Health, I inspired a shared vision to prevent youth suicides. Through a collaborative effort, we are now working to train hospital staff on how to counsel parents of adolescents at-risk for suicide about the dangers of firearms and drugs in their house and how to store them safely. Prior to ALTP, I was not the kind of person that would have asked one of the largest hospitals in the state to do work related to firearms and suicide. But what I learned in ALTP empowered me to lead an effort that I feel very passionate about.

– Taylor (ALTP Class of 2013)

Questions Regarding ALTP or the application process? Please contact Jen Stachelski, ALTP Program Manager, through the form below, or call her at 303-871-2097.