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Introducing the Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine: Nurturing Future Leaders in Healthcare

Norfolk's Kent Reifschneider Gives Back With Scholarship Fund

Dr. Kent Reifschneider, a distinguished figure in the realm of pediatric medicine, announces the establishment of the prestigious Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine. This scholarship aims to recognize and support outstanding undergraduate students who exhibit a fervent dedication to advancing pediatric healthcare.

Named in honor of its founder, Dr. Kent Reifschneider, the scholarship seeks to empower aspiring healthcare professionals with a passion for pediatric medicine. With a one-time award of $1,000, this scholarship is designed to assist deserving students in their pursuit of academic excellence and leadership in the field of pediatric healthcare.

"The Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine represents a commitment to fostering the next generation of leaders in pediatric healthcare," says Dr. Kent Reifschneider, THE FOUNDER of the scholarship. "By supporting promising students who demonstrate a genuine passion for pediatric medicine, we aim to make a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare for children."

To be eligible for the Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine, applicants must meet rigorous criteria designed to identify individuals who show exceptional promise in the field. Eligible candidates must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program in healthcare, medicine, or related fields, with a specific focus on pediatric medicine. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a genuine passion for pediatric healthcare and a strong commitment to making a positive impact in the field.

Applicants are required to submit an original essay addressing a specific prompt that encourages reflection on their motivations for pursuing a career in pediatric medicine and the challenges that have influenced their journey. Moreover, applicants should provide evidence of academic excellence, leadership roles, extracurricular activities, and community involvement relevant to pediatric healthcare. At least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, mentor, or healthcare professional is also required.

The selection committee will evaluate applications based on the quality and depth of the essay, academic achievements, and demonstrated commitment to pediatric healthcare. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is December 15, 2024, with the winner announced on January 15, 2025.

"As an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School, I am deeply committed to nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals," says Dr. Kent Reifschneider. "Through the Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine, I hope to inspire and support talented individuals who share my passion for pediatric healthcare."

For more information about the Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine and to apply, please visit

[About Dr. Kent Reifschneider]

Dr. Kent Reifschneider, M.D., is a prominent figure in pediatric medicine, known for his unwavering commitment to advancing healthcare for children. With extensive experience in Pediatric Endocrinology and a strong dedication to education and mentorship, Dr. Reifschneider continues to make significant contributions to the medical community. As the founder of the Dr. Kent Reifschneider Scholarship for Pediatric Medicine, he remains deeply invested in supporting aspiring healthcare professionals in their journey to make a positive impact in pediatric healthcare.

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