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 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 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

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

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 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

A W Downs Prize in Physiology

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded annually to the medical student who obtains the highest mark in the course in Physiology in the first year provided he has obtained at least a 75% mark and has passes in all subjects.

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 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

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

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 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

Dr and Mrs Hazen Hankinson Dean's Undergraduate Citation in Medicine (Renewable)

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering the first year of the Doctor of Medicine degree in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Selection based on academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.9 or equivalent) on courses taken during the previous two academic years and admissions rank score. Receipt of funding for the second, third, and fourth year is contingent upon maintaining satisfactory academic standing in the Doctor of Medicine degree.

Funded by: Endowed through the Estate of Mrs Verna Hankinson

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

Harold and Opal Hess Award 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 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

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

Ethel Marliss Award for Excellence in Patient Communication

Field of Study: Medicine

Conditions: Awarded to a resident physician in any year of a postgraduate medical program in Internal Medicine. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated excellence in patient communication.

Funded by: Annually funded by Errol Marliss

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 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

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

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. 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 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 Award

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 indicated 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 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

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

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

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

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 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

Dr J W Young Memorial Award

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