May 11, 2012

BRMC Kerr Medical Student Scholarship

Baxter Regional Medical Center is pleased to offer again the Dr. Robert L. Kerr Medical Student Scholarship Program, established to assist medical students from the BRMC service area with tuition. The goal of this scholarship is to encourage 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 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 2012-2013 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, Arkansas, and Ozark County, Missouri). Students may apply online through the BRMC website or obtain an application from Bobbi Brown, Physician Recruiter at (870) 508-1010 or bbrown@baxterregional.org. Applications are due June 15, 2012 with scholarships awarded August 1, 2012.