Published on February 10, 2020

Gaines scholarship applications now being accepted

The scholarship was created in memory of Dr. Scott Gaines, one of the founding physicians at Multicare Madisonville, who died from cancer in August 2013.


Students wishing to apply for the scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Application deadline: April 15
  • Available to students attending Hopkins County School District schools
  • Essay required as part of application
  • Minimum ACT score of 18 and GPA of 2.5
  • Requires proof of acceptance into a Kentucky college or university

Learn more and apply for the Dr. Scott E. Gaines Scholarship.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.