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.

Medicine

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

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

Aboriginal Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student who is a First Nation, Inuit, or Métis person of Canada in accordance with the Constitution Act, 1982, Part 2, Section 35(2) with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Annually funded by an anonymous donor

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

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. Preference given to students with indicated 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

Canadian Medical Association 150th Anniversary Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or has protected person /refugee status with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of the Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership.

Funded by: Annually funded by the Canadian Medical Association Foundation

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (To retrieve your membership Alberta Medical Association number please contact the Alberta Medical Association helpdesk at 780-732-3377 or email amamail@albertadoctors.org during business hours.)

Nat Christie Foundation Scholarships

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to six students completing the first year and ten students completing second year of the Doctor of Medicine program. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: The Nat Christie Foundation

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to 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

Henry Anton Deutsch Medical Undergraduate 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 cardiology research. 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

Dr Harry J Lefebre Award in Family Medicine

Field of Study: Family Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the third or fourth year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated excellence in bedside medicine and clinical skills during a Family Medicine clerkship.

Funded by: Annually funded by Dr. Harry Lefebre, MD Class of 1973

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

Dr Marlon Michel Class of 1999 Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students who are Alberta Residents from a rural community with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and indicated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Marlon Michel, MD Class of 1999, MBA

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Undergraduate Medical Education Office

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

Glanz Family Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement enrolled in the MD program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed by family and friends of Elfriede Glanz

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

Philip and Florence Greenwood Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the second or third year of the Doctor of Medicine program. Selection based on academic standing and indicated 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

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

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

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 Andrea Kokotilo Memorial Travel Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the third or fourth year of a Doctor of Medicine. Selection based on academic standing and participation in a faculty approved international travel elective.

Funded by: Annually funded by family and friends of Dr Andrea Kokotilo

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

Dr Patrick and Nancy Leung Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering the first year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership. Preference given to students who demonstrate involvement in and commitment to the activities within the Asian community.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Patrick Leung

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

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 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 1965 Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine.  Selection based on academic standing.  Preference given to students who moved from a rural area to attend post secondary.

Funded by: Endowed by the Medicine Class of 1965 led by Dr Terence Myles and Dr Sophie Andriaschuk

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Department 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

Medicine Class of 1992 Mental Health and Wellness Awareness Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the first or second year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated commitment to and engagement in supporting mental health and wellness activities of University of Alberta students, demonstration of good work-life balance, altruism, and self-care activities.

Funded by: Endowed by the Medicine Class of 1992

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Medicine & 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. Preference given to students with indicated 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 indicated 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

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 Ray and Gloria Rajotte Leadership Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a second, third, or fourth year medical student with superior academic achievement enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated leadership through involvement and participation in University and community organizations.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr and Mrs Ray Rajotte

Application/Nomination Procedure: By October 30 using the Undergraduate Leadership Award Application available online at www.registrar.ualberta.ca/awards

Dr Allan Coates Rankin Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and indicated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Dean Rankin

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

Holsworth, Rosemary Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to students with demonstrated leadership, contributions to underserved communities and/or innovation.

Funded by: Endowed by the Estate of Rosemary Holsworth

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Undergraduate Medical Education Office

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

Dr Anil Singh Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on demonstrated excellence in medicine and academic standing.

Funded by: Annually funded by Dr Anil Singh

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

Darcy Tailfeathers Memorial Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students who are First Nation, Inuit, or Métis people of Canada in accordance with the Constitution Act, 1982, Part 2, Section 35(2) entering or enrolled in the MD program. The award is based on overall performance including academic achievement, involvement in the Indigenous 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

The Edmonton Manual Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the third or fourth year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and indicated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the Edmonton Manual

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Undergraduate Medical Education Office

Tom Marrie Excellence in Leadership Student Award

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Conditions: Awarded to an undergraduate student with satisfactory academic standing in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on demonstrated excellence in leadership as evidenced by leadership and vision in student initiatives and/or the possession of personality and skills that lead people to achieve a common goal.

Funded by: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By October 30 using the Undergraduate Leadership Award Application available online at www.registrar.ualberta.ca/awards

Dr Tess Trueman Scholarship in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students who identify as female with superior academic achievement enrolled in the first, second, or third year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by the Estate of Dr Tess Trueman

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