Apr 28, 2017

Applications Now Being Accepted for Kerr Medical Student Scholarship

Baxter Regional Medical Center is pleased to again offer 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 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 2017-2018 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; 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 or obtain an application from Sarah Edwards, Physician and Advanced Provider Recruiter, at (870) 508-1010 or seedwards@baxterregional.org.

Applications are due June 15, 2017, with scholarships awarded August 1. Funding for this scholarship is provided by Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation.