Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship

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Scholarship Description

The Rural Health Scholarship is open to Arkansas residents pursuing education in medical specialty with a focus on rural medicine. Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

*Student must be a current resident of Arkansas. *Applicant must be an undergraduate or postgraduate medical student pursuing a degree/career path in a medicine-related field at an institution of higher learning in Arkansas. *Applicant must be committed to rural health medicine, serving in shortage areas of Arkansas upon completion of their medical education or residency training. *Applicant must submit one letter of recommendation with valid contact information. *Student must complete the application form, provide original essay answers, and upload one letter of reference.

The scholarship award of $2,500 is to be used toward tuition fees and educational expenses, including but not limited to: textbooks, supplies (paper, pens, notebooks, etc.), and required technology.

The scholarship award will be disbursed directly to the student in the form of a cash prize. The selected student will be required to furnish information necessary to issue a 1099 tax form, including social security number, as part of the process for dispersing scholarship monies. Student will be responsible for any resulting tax obligations. Scholarship Search