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Kerr Scholarship Applications Now Available

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Kerr Scholarship Applications Now Available

Baxter Regional Medical Center is pleased to again offer the Dr. Robert L. Kerr Medical/Dental Student Scholarship, established to assist medical and dental students from the BRMC service area with tuition. The goal of this scholarship program is to encourage medical and dental students to practice in the BRMC service area after completion of their medical or dental degree. “We have great pride in our area medical and dental students, and we are excited to offer this opportunity to them as we strive to remain comprehensive, independent and community driven,” said Ron Peterson, BRMC President and Chief Executive Officer.

Scholarships are presented annually, and applications are available now for the 2018-2019 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 or an accredited U.S. dental school leading to a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine. Students must demonstrate permanent residency in the BRMC service area (including the following counties: Baxter, Marion, Fulton, Izard, Sharp, Stone, and Searcy, Arkansas, and Ozark County, Missouri). Students may apply online or obtain an application by contacting Sarah Edwards, Physician and Advanced Provider Recruiter, at (870) 508-1010 or

Applications are due June 15, with scholarships awarded August 1. Funding for this scholarship is provided by Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation.