Baxter Regional Medical Center is pleased to again offer the
Dr. Robert L. Kerr Medical Student Scholarship, established to assist medical students from the BRMC service area with
tuition expenses. The goal of this scholarship is to encourage current
medical students to practice in the
BRMC service area after completion of their medical degree. andldquo;We have great pride in
our area medical students, and we are excited to offer this opportunity
to them as we strive to become the best comprehensive, high quality regional
medical center in the nation,” said Ron Peterson, Baxter Regional
Medical Center President and Chief Executive Officer.
Scholarships are presented annually, and applications are available now
for the 2015-2016 academic year. To be eligible, students must show proof
of enrollment in an accredited medical program leading to a degree of
medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy and demonstrate permanent residency
in the BRMC designated service area (including the following counties:
Baxter, Marion, Fulton, Izard, Sharp, Stone, and Searcy in Arkansas, and
Ozark County, Missouri). Students may apply online or obtain an application
from Bobbi Brown, Physician and Advanced Provider Recruiter, at 870-508-1010 or
Funding for this scholarship is provided by the
Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation.
2015 applications are due June 15, with scholarships awarded August 1.