The Heartland Conference on Health Equity and Patient-Centered Care (Heartland) will offer ten (10) registration awards to regional Community Health Workers (CHWs) to attend the 2022 Heartland Conference on Health Equity and Patient-Centered Care in Kansas City, KS on September 7th - September 9th, 2022.

This scholarship honors the important work of grassroots advocates who promote health, health equity, and patient-centered care in their communities. We want to bring your knowledge, expertise, and commitment to patients and the CHW field to the Heartland! Scholarship awardees will receive funding to pay for full registration to the pre-conference session (Sept 7th) and for all two days of the Heartland Conference (Sept 8th & 9th).

To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a Community Health Worker in the region or a volunteer advocate for patients or patient-centered care.
  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Complete the full application
  • Attach a letter of support from supervisor/volunteer coordinator of the applicant. (Note: This applies to both paid and volunteer positions.) If you do not have a supervisor, please contact Todd Moore ( or 913-588-4925) for further instruction.
  • Attend the pre-conference session on Sept 7th and BOTH DAYS of the Heartland conference on September 8th and September 9th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm*.

Supervisors will be notified of any scholarship recipient not in compliance with the requirements above for the duration of the conference.

*Times are subject to change, pending the arrangement of the final program.

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