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Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Dr. Rhys Branman
Jun 2, 2023

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The Rural Health Scholarship is designed to assist new healthcare students in Arkansas with education costs while encouraging them to serve and practice in underserved rural areas of the state.

The scholarship may be used toward tuition, fees, and educational expenses, including textbooks, supplies, and required technology.


Eligibility criteria include:

  • Current resident of Arkansas
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate medical student pursuing a degree/career path in a medicine related field at an institution of higher education in Arkansas
  • Committed to rural health and serving in shortage areas of Arkansas upon completion of education

Eligible degrees include:

  • Doctorate (MD, DO, DPM, DDS, DMD, DPM, DMD, OD, PsyD, PharmD, DCM, DS, DPT, DSN, PhD, DNP)
  • Nursing (RN, NP, CNM, CRNA, LPN)
  • Master's (MPH, MM, MMS, MN, MNA, MPharm, MPAS, MSN, MSM)
  • Physician's Assistant (PA, PAC)
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Application process

Application instructions and a link to the online application are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

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Behavioral health · Dental workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Public health · Scholarships for health careers · Specialty care · Arkansas

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