Jennie Stuart extending Bell Scholarship application deadline

Jennie Stuart Health has extended the application deadline for the Henry R. Bell, MD, Scholarship Fund, which will award scholarships to high school students interested in a career in the healthcare field.

Students from Christian, Todd and Trigg counties are welcome to apply and a total of four $2,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applications are available online at, and must be received by June 30. All applicants are to include a copy of their high school transcript from the last school attended and must be submitted along with one letter of recommendation from a non-relative.

The selected winners will be notified by mail.

The Bell Scholarship Fund awards scholarships based on the student’s motivation and financial needs. The fund was established by the Medical Staff and the JSMC Board of Trustees in honor of Dr. Henry R. Bell, who was a family practice physician at JSMC for a number of years and also founded the Bell Clinic in Elkton.