University of Alberta

Funding for this program is made possible in part by the generosity and commitment of our donors. The list below represents individual Awards contributing to the funding available. As an applicant, you only need to apply to the scholarship or bursary program listed, or based on the application procedures indicated on the specified program page. Should you be selected as a recipient, you would then be notified as to which individual Award(s) you have received.

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Medicine

The following scholarships are part of the Faculty/Department Scholarship Competition.

Gloria Aaron Prize in Oncology

Field of Study: Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third year of study for a Bachelor of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on the academic standing in the oncology block, MED525.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Theodore H Aaron

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

T Aaron Award in Clinical Skills

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the third year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on demonstrated professionalism and communication with patients during clinical training skills.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Theodore H Aaron

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

T Aaron Prize in Allergy and Rheumatology

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement in the Infection, Inflammation and Immunity block and Musculoskeletal block, entering the third year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on the highest combined academic achievement in the two blocks.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Theodore H Aaron

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

TH Aaron Prize in Pulmonary Medicine

Field of Study: Pulmonary Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a first year medical student achieving the highest performance in Pulmonary Medicine, on the basis of superior academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Theodore H Aaron

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Alberta College of Family Physicians Scholarship

Field of Study: Family Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student completing the final year in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry on the basis of superior academic achievement in the study of Family Medicine. Recipient must be accepted into a family medicine residency training program.

Funded by: College of Family Physicians (Alberta Chapter)

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Gordon Denchfield Thompson Scholarship

Field of Study: Postgraduate Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a resident with superior academic achievement who is in an accredited postgraduate medical education program at the University of Alberta. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing and a personal commitment to community service.

Funded by: Endowed by the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Peter Aylen Memorial Scholarship in Family Practice

Field of Study: Family Practice - Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident entering the Faculty of Medicine whose interest lies in Family Practice.

Funded by: Endowed by the family and friends of the late Dr Peter Aylen, a physician in the NWMP and RCMP who served for several years in Fort Saskatchewan. Upon leaving the force, Dr Aylen continued to reside in the area where he practiced medicine, owned the town's first pharmacy, and was mayor of Fort Saskatchewan from 1909-1911.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Emma Bailey Memorial Award

Field of Study: Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing convocating with a degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on demonstrated athletic, artistic, musical or theatrical abilities, involvement in co-curricular activities, and generosity and kindness towards others.

Funded by: This award was established by the generous and compassionate friends and colleagues of Dr. Bailey and his family to honour and remember Emma's life.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Sigurd Balfour Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement during the pre-clinical program who is enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine program. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated excellence in the cardiology component of the Cardiovascular Pulmonary and Renal Course.

Funded by: Endowed by Buchanan and Balfour Families

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Medicine after completion of pre-clinical program.

Betty Drury Scholarship for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement in the area of musculoskeletal medicine. Selection based on academic standing, performance in musculoskeletal course work, the Musculoskeletal Block mark, and related Objective Structured Clinical Exam mark.

Funded by: Division of Rheumatology in recognition of Betty Drury.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Rose Bogoch Prize in Ophthalmology

Field of Study: Ophthalmology

Conditions: Awarded annually to a convocating student for outstanding merit in the field of Ophthalmology, providing that the student's record is otherwise satisfactory.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Mrs Rose Bogoch of Edmonton.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Frank Boross Memorial Award

Field of Study: Nephrology or related renal research

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing who has completed research in Nephrology or a related field in renal transplantation, dialysis etc. Recipient will be selected on the basis of the research project completed.

Funded by: Endowed by The Edmonton Society for Dialysis and Renal Transplantation in memory of Frank Boross who was a founding member of the society, was its president and its force

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Director of Nephrology and the Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

AE Bowie Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine - Surgery

Conditions: To be awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement to a convocating student showing particular interest in diseases of the ear or intending to specialize in that field.

Funded by: Endowed by Miss Iva Smith of Edmonton.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr John E Bradley Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement enrolled in the first or second year of studies in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on demonstrated leadership in the field of medicine and demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Ann and Robert Matheson, in memory of Ann's father, Dr John E Bradley

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Irene & Jack Brown Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to student(s) entering the third or fourth year of study and/or demonstrating exceptional leadership in volunteer and community involvement.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Irene & Jack Brown

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Michael & Catherine Bullock Award

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded once every four years to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident with satisfactory academic standing entering the first year of the MD Program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on submission of an essay on a topic provided and academic standing with preference given to students entering the University of Alberta from the Province of Saskatchewan. This award is renewable for a further three years based upon satisfactory academic standing.

Funded by: Annually funded by Dr Michael and Catherine Bullock

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 15 to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Nat Christie Foundation Scholarships

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to six students completing the first year of the medical program and to ten students completing second year. The awards will be made on a basis of academic achievement but financial need will be taken into consideration.

Funded by: The Nat Christie Foundation

Application/Nomination Procedure: Learner Advocacy and Wellness (Student Affairs Office), Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 1-134 Katz Group Centre, by April 1

Conn Memorial Medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Field of Study: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Conditions: To be offered annually to a convocating student for outstanding merit in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the third and fourth years, providing that the grade point average of the student in the courses in these subjects is 3.3 or higher.

Funded by: Endowed by Mr Geoffrey H Wood

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr. Tom Ranieri & Dr. Alf Conradi Excellence in Compassionate Care Scholarship

Field of Study: Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic standing entering the third or fourth year of study in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in the field of Medicine. Selection based on commitment to providing the best patient care, superior clinical skills, demonstrated compassion towards patients and their family members, as demonstrated through clerkship performance.

Funded by: Friends and family of Audrey Staples

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Azza M Darwish Scholarship

Field of Study: Pediatric Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a pediatric medicine resident with superior academic achievement in any year of the Pediatric Medicine program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and family of Azza M Darwish

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Henry Anton Deutsch Medical Research Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine who have completed an elective in cardiology research or is a cardiology resident in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed through a bequest from the Estate of Henry Anton Deutsch

Application/Nomination Procedure: The Dean of Medicine and Dentistry

Diane Dompé Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine (Oncology)

Conditions: To be awarded in odd numbered years to a medical student convocating from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry on the basis of superior academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to students who show an interest and aptitude in the field of Medical Oncology.

Funded by: Friends and family of the late Diane Dompé

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

A W Downs Prize in Physiology

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a convocating student in the Doctor of Medicine degree in the Special Training in Research (STIR) program who has completed their summer research with a professor in the Department of Physiology. A student who undertook research in a different department, but was formally enrolled in the Physiology honours or graduate programs, will be considered if there is no other suitable candidate

Funded by: Endowed by Dr WJ Downs and the Medical Alumni Association.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr. Henry Wyatt Prize in Ophthalmology

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Department of Ophthalmology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry who participates in research in the Department of Ophthalmology. Selection based on academic standing in ophthalmology electives.

Funded by: The Department of Ophthalmology

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Frank Elliott Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a convocating medical student with superior academic achievement in their clinical years of medicine. Recipient will be selected on the basis of clinical acumen, academic standing and on demonstrated devotion to patient care, to colleagues, and to learning. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the family and friends of the late Frank Elliott.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Queena Esdale Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a female medical student entering the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry on the basis of superior academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed through the Estate of Queena M Esdale.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Francis Norman Fallis Memorial Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to the convocating female medical student with the highest satisfactory academic standing in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Norma E Harris in memory of her father Mr Francis Fallis

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Tom Fisk Award in Neurology

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a resident or trainee with satisfactory academic standing in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on demonstrated interest, aptitude, and potential for further study in the area of Neurology or motor neuron disorders. Preference given to a resident or trainee demonstrating interest, aptitude, and potential for further study in the area of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).

Funded by: Family and Friends of Mr Tom Fisk

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine

RE Fraser Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching

Field of Study: Surgery

Conditions: To be awarded annually to surgical residents with superior achievement in the residency training program entering the final two years of surgical training in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipients will be the residents who best exemplify a commitment to teaching and professionalism, and who serve as role models to co-workers and the undergraduate medical students.

Funded by: Endowed by Friends and Colleagues of the Department of Surgery and Dr RE Fraser in recognition of Dr Fraser's many contributions to the Department of Surgery and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Surgery-Divisional Directors

Dr Ethel L Fried Memorial Leadership Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement enrolled in the second year of studies in Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership through involvement and participation in university and community organizations. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate a genuine concern for the well being and betterment of fellow citizens and have financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by family, relatives and friends in memory of Dr Ethel L Fried.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

George R Graham Memorial Bursaries

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to students in the undergraduate medical program. Awards will be based on a combination of academic achievement and financial need.

Funded by: Substantially endowed by the late George R Graham through a trust administered by Royal Trust.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 15 to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

George R Graham Postgraduate Memorial Bursaries in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to trainees in the postgraduate program in Medicine on the basis of a combination of academic achievement and financial need.

Funded by: Substantially endowed by the late George R Graham through a trust administered by Royal Trust.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Postgraduate program of Department of Internal Medicine

Philip and Florence Greenwood Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second or third year of the MD program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Paul Greenwood in honour of his parents, Philip and Florence Greenwood

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine

Julius Guild Prize in Group and Family Therapy

Field of Study: Psychiatry

Conditions: Awarded annually to a third or fourth year Psychiatric Resident who has demonstrated ability in group and family therapy.

Funded by: Endowed by family and friends in honor of Dr Julius Guild who retired from the Department of Psychiatry after 25 years of service

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Psychiatry

Dr Jo-Ann Guinan Memorial Medical Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a convocating medical student with satisfactory academic standing who shows exceptional compassion, caring, and kindness to patients and colleagues. Recipient will be selected on the basis of peer evaluation by the members of his or her convocating class.

Funded by: Endowed by family and friends and colleagues of Dr Jo-Ann Guinan

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Undergraduate Medical Education Committee and Medical Students' Association, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Dr HH Hepburn Memorial Scholarship in Surgery

Field of Study: Surgery

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a medical student convocating from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The selection for the award is to be based on superior academic achievement, demonstrated clinical competence in surgery and surgical subspecialties, participation in extracurricular activities and on those personal qualities which would contribute to an outstanding professional career.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Allan L Hepburn of Calgary in memory of his late father.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Harold and Opal Hess Bursaries in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to students in any year of the MD program on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed through the Estate of Harold and Opal Hess.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 15 to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Mark Heule Award

Field of Study: Internal Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to an Internal Medicine resident who demonstrates compassion and respect for patients, outstanding bedside care, and encouragement for self-healing. Recipient will be selected on the basis of peer nomination by classmates (Internal Medicine residents PGY1 to PGY4), based on direct observation and working together in clinical services.

Funded by: Endowed by the estate of Mr and Mrs Louis and Tryna Rudolph

Application/Nomination Procedure: By May 15 to the Post Graduate Medical Education Office, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Tom Hsiou Memorial Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second or third year in the Doctor of Medicine degree program. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of academic standing, financial need and demonstrated leadership and consideration for others.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, family, faculty and students in memory of Tom Hsiou, a former student in the Faculty of Medicine

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 15 to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Alberta Jenkinson and Stephen Buhl Awards

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to medical residents registered in programs within the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipients will be selected on the basis of qualities of leadership and collegiality and contributions made to the well being of other residents. Recipients must be seen as role models on the basis of their ability to contribute towards a pleasant and productive learning environment for other residents.

Funded by: Endowed through the Estate of Alberta Jenkinson in memory of Alberta Jenkinson and Stephen Buhl.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Nominations for this award will be made by medical residents through their Chief Resident and/or Resident Program Committee representative, be supported by at least three signatures, and be accompanied by a statement as to why this individual is deemed to be eligible for this award.

Dr Ernest A Johnson Prize in Ophthalmology

Field of Study: Ophthalmology

Conditions: Awarded annually to a convocating student for outstanding merit in the field of Ophthalmology, providing that the student's record is otherwise satisfactory.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Ernest A Johnson of Calgary

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Cooper Johnston Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Orthopaedics

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement who is a resident in orthopaedics in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing and excellence in orthopaedic medicine.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and family in memory of Cooper Johnston

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Donald and Christina Jolly Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement in any year of the Doctor of Medicine degree program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing with preference given to a student who is a resident of Ontario.

Funded by: The Dr Donald Jolly Family

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Michael C Koilpillai Memorial Prize in Neurology

Field of Study: Postgraduate Medicine In Neurology

Conditions: To be awarded annually to an outstanding resident in Neurology on the basis of academic merit, personal commitment and exemplary qualities.

Funded by: Endowed by the family, friends and colleagues of the late Dr Michael Chakravarthy Koilpillai to cherish his memory and to honour his devotion and commitment to the medical profession. Dr Michael Koilpillai was a graduate of the University of Alberta and was a young practicing psychiatrist and resident in Neurology at the University of Alberta Hospital at the time of his sudden and premature death

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Division of Neurology

Dr Michael C Koilpillai Prize in Neuro-Psychiatry

Field of Study: Neuro-Psychiatry, Psychiatry, or Neurology

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a convocating student in the MD program at the University of Alberta on the basis of superior academic achievement during the psychiatry rotation, overall superior academic excellence and a particular interest, aptitude, and potential for further study in the field of Neuro-Psychiatry, Psychiatry, or Neurology.

Funded by: Endowed by the family, friends & colleagues of the late Dr Michael Chakravarthy Koilpillai to cherish his memory & honour his devotion & commitment to the medical profession. Dr Koilpillai, a University of Alberta graduate, was a practicing psychiatrist & resident in Neurology at the U of A Hospital at the time of his sudden & premature death.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Susan Rajee Koilpillai Memorial Prize in Family Medicine

Field of Study: Family Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to an undergraduate or convocating student with superior academic achievement enrolled in the MD program at the University of Alberta. Recipient will be chosen on the basis of academic standing in courses taken relating to Family Medicine and interest in further study in the field of Family Medicine.

Funded by: Endowed by family, friends and colleagues of the late Dr Susan Rajee Koilpillai to cherish her memory and honour her devotion and commitment to the medical profession and patient care. Dr Koilpillai, a University of Alberta graduate, was a Family Medicine Practitioner at the time of her sudden and untimely death.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

E William Kuder Memorial Prize in Surgery

Field of Study: Surgery

Conditions: To be awarded annually to four convocating medical students with the highest marks in their surgical rotation.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Mr E William Kuder

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Lauritz Percy Simonson Scholarship

Field of Study: Department of Biochemistry

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of study in the Faculty of Science with an Honors or Specialization in Biochemistry. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by family and friends of Lauritz Percy Simonson

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Biochemistry

Douglas Leitch Medal in Paediatrics

Field of Study: Paediatrics

Conditions: Awarded annually to a convocating student in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry for outstanding merit in Paediatrics.

Funded by: Endowed by the Alberta Paediatric Society

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Sarah Lopaschuk Memorial Award

Field of Study: Pediatric Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a third or fourth year medical student with an interest in pediatrics, or to a pediatric resident, or to a pediatric graduate student. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing. This award is intended to pay for travel to conferences, symposia, third world medical experiences, and/or educational activities that relate to pediatrics.

Funded by: Endowed by family, friends, and faculty members

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Daniel Lupin Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Psychiatry, Neurology, or associated fields

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the second, third or fourth year of studies in the Doctor of Medicine degree program specializing in Psychiatry, Neurology, or an associated field. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated leadership which will include the humanity and humility displayed during clinical rotations.

Funded by: Endowed by family, classmates, and friends in memory of Dr Daniel Lupin

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Hugh and Mabel McAfee Memorial Prize

Field of Study: Biochemistry

Conditions: Offered annually to a student or students of outstanding merit in Biochemistry in the first year of Medicine, provided the student's record is otherwise satisfactory. The award may be divided at the discretion of the Faculty.

Funded by: Endowed by Mrs LB Pett, of Ottawa, in memory of her parents.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Medicine Class of 1949 Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by classmates of the Medicine Class of 1949

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine

Medicine Class of 1957 Bursary

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by classmates of the Class of 1957 Medicine

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine

Medicine Class of 1958 Bursary

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by classmates of the Class of 1958 Medicine

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine

Medicine Class of 1959 Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: The classmates of the Medicine Class of 1959

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Medicine Class of 1964 Scholarship

Field of Study: Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by classmates of the Medicine Class of 1964

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine

Medicine Class of 1974 Scholarship

Field of Study: Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by classmates of the Medicine Class of 1974

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine

Medicine Class of 1984 Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: The classmates of the Medicine Class of 1984

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Merck Canada Inc Medical Bursary

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement completing the first or second year of Medicine. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

Funded by: Merck Canada Inc

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Mewburn Memorial Medal in Surgery

Field of Study: Surgery

Conditions: Offered annually to a convocating student on the basis of outstanding merit in Surgery.

Funded by: The Department of Surgery

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Hastings Mewburn Post-Graduate Scholarship in Orthopedic Medicine

Field of Study: Orthopedic Medicine

Conditions: Selection will be based on outstanding merit in the field of Orthopedic Medicine.

Funded by: The late Mr Norman W McLeod.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine

Dr RH Mewburn Memorial Prizes in Clinical and Liaison Psychiatry

Field of Study: Psychiatry

Conditions: Awarded annually to a senior psychiatric resident for excellence in Clinical and Liaison Psychiatry.

Funded by: Endowed by members of the Mewburn family and colleagues of the late Dr RH Mewburn

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Bohdan Michalyshyn Scholarship in Surgery

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement convocating from the fourth year of study for a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on participation in surgery electives and/or matched into general surgery.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr. Bohdan Michalyshyn

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine

Dr A.W. and Mrs. Janey Mooney Bursary

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with satisfactory academic standing entering the third year of an undergraduate degree program in Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Selection based on demonstrated financial need with preference given to students demonstrating exceptional leadership in volunteer and/or community involvement.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Dr A.W. and Mrs. Janey Mooney

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Moshier Memorial Gold Medal

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a convocating student in medicine in all four years, on the basis of outstanding merit in all studies in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Funded by: Endowed by the Volunteer Overseas Medical Officers' Association of Edmonton in memory of the late Lt-Col HH Moshier, MB

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Anthony Ronald Oakley Prize in Anatomy

Field of Study: Anatomy

Conditions: Awarded annually on the basis of superior academic achievement upon completion of the second year in Anatomy.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and family of the late Dr Anthony Ronald Oakley.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

John James Ower Medal and Scholarship in Pathology

Field of Study: Pathology

Conditions: Awarded annually to a convocating student for superior academic achievement in Pathology. If there is no suitable candidate no award will be made.

Funded by: Endowed by the Medical Alumni and friends and colleagues of the late Dr Ower, through the Alumni Association

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr and Mrs Chung Pak-Sek Bursary

Field of Study: Chinese Herbal Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing who is conducting research which relates to Chinese Traditional Medicine in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program. This bursary is open to students enrolled in full- or part-time studies who are continuing their studies in Chinese Traditional Medicine. The recipient will be chosen on the basis of financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by family in memory of Dr and Mrs Chung Pak-Sek.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 15 to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Ken Paproski Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program in Medicine. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Mrs Louise Paproski in memory of Dr Ken Paproski (Class of '56) and Clinical Instructor at the University of Alberta from 1966-1972.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Adella Patrige Memorial Award in Cardiology

Field of Study: Cardiology

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a first year medical student with satisfactory academic standing in the field of Cardiology. Recipient will be selected on the basis of outstanding merit in the field of Cardiology. Preference will be given to a student from the Camrose area or a graduate of the Augustana University College.

Funded by: Endowed by the family and friends of the late Mrs Adella Patrige of Camrose

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Harry A Pearse Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement enrolled in the third year of the undergraduate degree program in the Department of Medicine. Selection based on academic achievement with preference given to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Mary P Ray and Warren H Pearse, MD

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Pharmacology Students' Association Undergraduate Prize

Field of Study: Pharmacology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with the highest academic achievement in an undergraduate course in experimental pharmacology. Preference will be given to students enrolled in Pharmacology 337 - Experimental Procedures in Pharmacology.

Funded by: Funded by donors to the Pharmacology Students' Association Undergraduate Prize

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta Bursary

Field of Study: Department of Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a convocating student with satisfactory academic standing in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on demonstrated financial need and academic standing. Student must have completed the CaRMS matching program and be entering a residency position within Alberta. Funds are intended to support educational activities including conferences, courses, seminars, symposia registration fees, travel, accommodation and living expenses, books, journals, and software.

Funded by: Endowed by the Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA)

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

John Proskie Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Ophthalmology

Conditions: To be awarded annually to an undergraduate, postgraduate, or graduate student with superior academic achievement to undertake research studies in Ophthalmology. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing and particular interest in, aptitude and potential for further study in the field of Ophthalmology. Preference will be given to students wishing to study macular and related retinal degenerations.

Funded by: Endowed anonymously.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Application forms are available from the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology. Deadline is April 1st of each year.

Dr Allan Coates Rankin Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded annually to the most deserving and outstanding student in Medicine completing any year of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Dean Rankin

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

DG Revell Bursaries in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student(s) with satisfactory standing in any year of an undergraduate degree program in Medicine. Recipient(s) will be selected on the basis of a demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and family of DG Revell

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 15 to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Douglas & Kathleen Ritchie Award in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Field of Study: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing who is convocating with a Doctor of Medicine, has completed electives in obstetrics and gynaecology and demonstrated an interest in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated financial need. Recipient must be matched to a Canadian obstetrics and gynaecology post graduate training program.

Funded by: Douglas & Kathleen Ritchie Family Fund at the Edmonton Community Foundation

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Dr F Lloyd Roberts Scholarship

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement who is deemed to be the most outstanding convocating student in the MD program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipient will be chosen on the basis of academic standing in all studies in medicine.

Funded by: Endowed by his mother, Mrs Beatrice Kerr of Edmonton with the support of his children Mrs Katherine Laderoute of Calgary, Mr Laurence Roberts of Vancouver and Mr Bill Roberts of Halifax. Dr Roberts was born in Edmonton in 1921 and served in the Royal Air Force (80 and 123 Squadrons) and the Royal Canadian Air Force (412 and 417 Squadrons) as a fighter pilot during WWII, serving in the European and North African theaters. He graduated from the School of Medicine, University of London England in 1952. Dr Roberts practiced Medicine in both England and Canada until his death in 1974

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

John W Scott Honor Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a medical student with satisfactory academic standing completing the final year of the MD program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of the demonstrated qualities of scholarship, leadership, and character, exhibited over the four years of the degree program, which may be expected to lead to a distinguished position in the medical profession. The recipient will be selected by a committee on which faculty, students and alumni will be represented. The award may be made to more than one student in any one year and may be withheld in the event that no sufficiently deserving candidate is available.

Funded by: Endowed by the Medical Alumni Association of the University of Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr RF Shaner Prize in Anatomy

Field of Study: Anatomy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student completing year two of the MD program, for outstanding merit in the study of Anatomy.

Funded by: Endowed by the Medical Alumni Association

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Theodor K Shnitka Memorial Award

Field of Study: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Conditions: Awarded to a resident/fellow with satisfactory academic standing in the residency/fellowship research program in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Selection based on the level of excellence demonstrated in research and academic standing.

Funded by: Family of Dr Shnitka

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Shragge Memorial Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to Medical students who plan to do an elective period in a rural hospital or practice setting. The award is intended to defray part of the expenses involved in such an elective.

Funded by: The family of the late Dr and Mrs Pennie Shragge of Edmonton, Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Rajcoomarie Singh Memorial Achievement Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded each year to the convocating student who has improved most in class standing from first year of medical studies to convocation.

Funded by: Awarded jointly by the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, the Medical Students' Association and the Class of 1985.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Spaner Family Memorial Award

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Conditions: Awarded to an undergraduate student with satisfactory academic standing entering second or third year for a Doctor of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to students whose parent(s) are school teachers.

Funded by: Shelley Jane Spaner

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Sidney Spaner Memorial Award in Psychotherapeutic Psychiatry

Field of Study: Psychiatry

Conditions: Offered annually to a second-year psychiatric resident on the basis of general psychiatric aptitude and promise in psychotherapeutic skills.

Funded by: Endowed by Mrs Sylvia Spaner and friends of the late Dr Sidney Spaner

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Psychiatry

Dr SS Spaner Prize in Psychiatry

Field of Study: Psychiatry

Conditions: Awarded annually to a convocating year student for superior academic achievement in Psychiatry provided his or her record is otherwise satisfactory

Funded by: Endowed by Mr FJ Cameron of Calgary, Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Frank Squires Scholarship in Urology

Field of Study: Urology

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a resident in the Urology training program for achievement in Urological research.

Funded by: Endowed by Mr Frank Squires

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology

Brian Stewart Memorial Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a convocating student with satisfactory academic standing in an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated athletic and leadership abilities, involvement in co-curricular activities, and empathy for others.

Funded by: Established in memory of Brian Stewart by medical faculty and students and by family and friends.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by May 15 to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Gerald Stewart Memorial Award for Resident Well-Being and Morale

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a third-year, post-graduate medical resident with satisfactory academic standing in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated care and compassion for others, enthusiasm, love of the outdoors, athleticism, and dedication to community involvement.

Funded by: Established in memory of Gerald Stewart by medical faculty and students and by family and friends

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Darcy Tailfeathers Memorial Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student of Native Ancestry within the meaning of the Constitution Act of 1982, Section 35, Part 2. Recipients may be students entering first year or enrolled in any of the four years of the MD program. The award is based on overall performance including academic achievement, involvement in the Native community and personal and leadership qualities. In memory of Darcy, consideration may be given to athletic ability. Generally, at least one award will be given to a student who has completed at least one year in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Funded by: Endowed by the Faculty of Medicine and family and friends of Darcy Tailfeathers, a young medical student from the Kainai Nation who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in the third year of his studies. He would have been the first Native Canadian graduate from the Faculty of Medicine.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr William C Taylor Memorial Award for Improvement in Medical Education

Field of Study: Pediatrics

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a resident with satisfactory academic standing registered in a program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry pursuing a residency in pediatrics and who shows an aptitude and interest in teaching. Recipient will be selected on the basis of excellence, aptitude, and interest shown in teaching during their residency.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr and Mrs William and Susan Taylor and friends

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Mario I Tedeschini Northern Communities Pediatrics Award

Field of Study: Pediatrics

Conditions: Awarded to Residents with satisfactory academic standing registered full-time in the Paediatric Residency program at the University of Alberta. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated contribution(s) to paediatrics. Preference given to senior general paediatric Residents.

Funded by: Mrs Lisa Tedeschini and Mr Bruce Rigal in memory of Dr Mario I Tedeschini

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply by April 29 to the Department of Paediatrics, c/o Education Coordinator, 8233 Aberhart Centre 1, University of Alberta

Dr. Joe Tilley and The Allin Clinic Family Medicine Award

Field of Study: Postgraduate Medicine - Family Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a resident in the second year of the Family Medicine Postgraduate Medical Education program. Selection based on demonstrated scholarly excellence, mentorship abilities and passion for family medicine.

Funded by: Endowed by the Allin Clinic with additional contributions by various donors.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Program Director of the Department of Family Medicine.

J Ross Vant Prize in Obstetrics

Field of Study: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Conditions: To be awarded annually to the graduating student with the highest academic standing and best all round performance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Funded by: Endowed by the Medical Alumni Association

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Tom Wegmann Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded in odd numbered years to an Aboriginal student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the MD Program at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, on the basis of academic standing and a demonstrated interest in Native health care.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, colleagues and family in memory of Tom Wegmann.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Tom Wegmann Graduate Award

Field of Study: Immunology

Conditions: To be awarded in even numbered years to a student registered full-time in a graduate degree program whose research interests are in the basic immunological mechanisms. Selection will be based on academic record, risk taking in both project and career path, and area of research interest. Preference will be given to students with an interest in reproductive immunology or projects with an international scope.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, colleagues and family in memory of Tom Wegmann.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Eligible applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation (one must be from the research supervisor), a current transcript, and a brief autobiographical sketch to the Chair, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 6-020 Katz Centre, University of Alberta by August 1st.

Dr Harry Weinlos Humanitarian Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to the medical student enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry who best exemplifies the Humanitarian ideal in the practice of Medicine combined with the overall record of academic excellence.

Funded by: Endowed by Mrs Morris Weinlos and daughters in memory of the late Dr Harry Weinlos of Edmonton

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Morris Weinlos Prize in Pathology & Surgery

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a convocating medical student for outstanding achievement in Pathology and Surgery, provided that the student's record is otherwise satisfactory.

Funded by: Endowed by Mrs Morris Weinlos and daughters in memory of the late Dr Morris Weinlos of Edmonton

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Isaac and Leah Weinlos Prize in Pathology

Field of Study: Pathology

Conditions: Awarded annually to a convocating medical student for outstanding merit in Pathology.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Dr Weinlos and Mrs Morris Weinlos and daughters.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Isaac and Leah Weinlos Prize in Surgery

Field of Study: Surgery

Conditions: Awarded annually to a student for superior academic achievement in third and fourth year Surgery provided that the student's record is otherwise satisfactory.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Dr Weinlos and Mrs Morris Weinlos and daughters.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Henry Wojcicki Prize in Transcultural or Child Psychiatry

Field of Study: Psychiatry

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a resident in Psychiatry with a demonstrated proficiency in transcultural and/or child Psychiatry

Funded by: Endowed by the Department of Psychiatry and friends and associates of Dr Henry Wojcicki upon his retirement from active participation in the Psychiatry teaching program

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Psychiatry

RJS (Robert) and Ada Maude Wright Memorial Prize in Radiation Oncology

Field of Study: Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a Radiation Oncology resident on the basis of outstanding merit, demonstrated skills and research ability in the area of Radiation Oncology. Should there be no suitable candidate, no award will be given.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Mrs Charlotte A Caddel in memory of her parents, Mr RJS (Robert) Wright and Mrs Ada Maude Wright.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department of Oncology

Young Osler Award

Field of Study: Internal Medicine

Conditions: Awarded on the basis of superior academic achievement to a student completing Internal Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Preference will be given to students committed to pursuing a career in Internal Medicine.

Funded by: Alberta Society of Specialists in Internal Medicine

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr J W Young Memorial Bursary

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be offered to a student entering first year Medicine, on the basis of academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed through the will of the late Mrs Young in memory of her husband.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Selection will be made from first year entrants in Medicine