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.