ACES Application

ACES Application

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: Kirstyn Dietle

312 S. Elson St.

Kirksville, MO 63501