ACES Application

Applications for the ACES Program are now being accepted!

ACES (AHEC Career Enhancement Scholars) is a 2-year program designed for high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Students in the ACES program participate in online and hands-on workshops on central topics in healthcare: 

Public Health, Infection Control, HIPAA, Cultural Competency, Health Literacy, Vital Signs/CPR, Healthcare Ethics, Professionalism, Job Shadow Etiquette


The goals of the ACES program are to: 

  • Promote healthcare providers in under-served areas of Missouri
  • Provide a competitive edge in attaining healthcare career goals
  • Build relationships between students and communities
  • Nurture the students’ career interests through educational experiences



Please complete the application and all required supporting materials

  • Two letters of recommendation from your school counselor or faculty member
  • Essay that explains your personal interest in a healthcare profession and what you hope to gain through ACES
  • Copy of transcript through the previous quarter of application date

Applications can be hand-delivered or mailed to:


ATTN: Laura Wallace

312 S. Elson St.

Kirksville, MO 63501