Medical Scholarship Competition


An endowment in memory of the actors Bruce and Brandon Lee has been established to fund a scholarship for asenior medical student according to the following criteria:


The award of $3,000 will be given each year to a third-year medical student selected to concentrate a portion of his or her academic studies during the fourth year to conduct a study of ethical and human values issues concerning their clinical experience. Up to 4 credit hours can be earned for the study project.


To qualify for consideration, interested students are to fill out the enclosed application form with a short description of their proposed project. Application deadline is April 20, 2012.


It is the desire of the donor for preference in selection to be given to ethical and personal human concerns of cancer patients and their families. It is hoped that research on ethical, spiritual, and human values issues in cancer care could be conducted jointly with Arkansas Cancer Research Center personnel.


Recipients of the award will be chosen by a review committee selected by the Division of  Medical Humanities, College of Medicine.   


A written report of the project will be submitted before graduation.

 To apply, submit one copy of the form to: Dr. Chris Hackler, Associate Chief, Division of Medical Humanities, UAMS Slot 646. Feel free to contact Dr. Hackler via e-mail ( for more information or to discuss potential projects.


Past Projects