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BHECN Opportunities

This application portal provides a place to submit applications and invoices for all BHECN training and educational programming opportunities. If you have questions about any of these opportunities, please email bhecn@unmc.edu and put the name of the opportunity in the subject line. 

Currently Accepting Applications - Click Here to Apply

Important Deadlines

Program Application Open Application Close Application Open Application Close Application Open Application Close
Rural &
Trainee Stipend Program
2/12/2024 4/7/2024        
Correctional Sites
Stipend Program
05/01/2024 07/07/2024        
BHECN Scholars 5/8/2024 6/19/2024        
Mentoring - The
5/13/2024 8/30/2024        
Mentoring - The
6/3/2024 9/13/2024        
BHECN Lifelong Learning Fund 9/1/2024 9/15/2024 2/1/2025 2/15/2024 7/1/2025 7/15/2025

BHECN Lifelong Learning Fund: The BHECN Lifelong Learning Fund provides support for student development opportunities, professional development opportunities, and for activities that promote behavioral health careers to Nebraska students. Please note, there are budget caps for each funding category (see Lifelong Learning Fund page for details).

Correctional Sites Stipend Program: With clinical supervision, graduate-level student trainees in psychiatric nursing, social work, psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and physician assistant programs will be paid a stipend to provide direct care to inmates and individuals needing mental health care.

Rural and Underserved Trainee Stipend Program: Graduate-level student trainees in an applied behavior analysis, marriage and family therapy, or social work program taking their advanced practicum courses and student trainees in clinical mental health counseling programs taking their clinical or advanced internship courses can apply to receive a stipend for their experiences

Student Advisory Board Nomination Form: The Student Advisory Board Nomination Form is intended for each NEBHEP partner, from BHECN's NEBHEP network, to nominate one student for the academic year to serve on BHECN's Student Advisory Board. The Student Advisory Board will meet during the academic year to provide student input on BHECN's activities, the student conference, and work collectively with BHECN to improve the overall student pipeline into behavioral healthcare careers in Nebraska."

BHECN Scholars: An education and career pathways provide that will assist undergraduate and graduate students to complete their degree in behavioral health and lead them toward licensure and practice in the field with tuition support and mentorship along the way.

BHECN Mentoring Program: A BHECN sponsored program that pairs behavioral health, licensed professionals in Nebraska with current post-secondary students working toward a degree in behavioral health. The mentorship pairing commitment is for one academic year.

BHECN GME/Psychiatry Residency Invoices and Training Site Statement Submission: Provides a place for organizations to upload monthly residency invoices, quarterly financial statements and/or student evaluation statements. 

Behavioral Health Workforce ARPA Awards

As of June 2023, we are no longer accepting applications for the BHECN ARPA Awards program. Please visit the BHECN website for information on the awardees. 

Please contact bhecn_arpa@unmc.edu if you have any questions.