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.

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

Aboriginal 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 degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry who is of Aboriginal descent as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35 (2) or persons accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community. 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

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

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

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 (Renewable)

Field of Study: 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

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.)

Dr Vincent Choi Memorial Scholarship in Rheumatology

Field of Study: Rheumatology

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement in the study of Rheumatology who are convocating with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing, academic performance in musculoskeletal coursework, and demonstrated involvement in Rheumatology-related scholarly, community and/or volunteer activities.

Funded by: Endowed by family and friends in memory of Dr Vincent Choi

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

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 an elective in 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

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 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

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

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.

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

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

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 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

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 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

Robinson Koilpillai Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing and a personal commitment to community service. Preference given to students entering the third or fourth year of study.

Funded by: Endowed by Helen Koilpillai & Family

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

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

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

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

Louie Family Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing convocating with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on outstanding clinical skills in the chosen field of study, demonstrated excellence in communication with patients and their families, and academic standing in Family Medicine, Surgery, or Internal Medicine. Preference given to first generation University students whose parents immigrated to Canada or who were immigrants themselves.

Funded by: Endowed by members of the Louie family in honour of Gar Shek and Abe Louie

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from 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

MD Admission Award

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing entering the first year of a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on students experiencing financial barriers, and academic standing.

Funded by: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to 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 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

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. 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 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

EL Pope Memorial Award in Medicine

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Offered annually to a graduating student for outstanding merit in Internal Medicine.

Funded by: Annually by the Edmonton Zone Medical Staff Association

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the 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

Dr David W J Reid Scholarship in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Field of Study: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with superior academic achievement convocating with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing Obstetrics and Gynecology electives completed and demonstrated interest in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Recipients must be matched to a Canadian Obstetrics and Gynecology post graduate training program.

Funded by: Endowed by Mrs Carol Reid

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

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

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

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 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

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

Swarn K Parmar Award in Geriatrics

Field of Study: Geriatrics

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing convocating with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Selection based on academic standing, and demonstrated excellence in geriatric medicine and care for the elderly.

Funded by: Annually funded by Dr Jasneet Parmar

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from 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 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

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 a student of Aboriginal descent under the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35(2) or persons accepted by one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada as a member of their community 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

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

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