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Pathways to Medicine Scholarship 2019/2020 at University of Calgary

Filed in Scholarships Update by on September 13, 2019


Pathways to Medicine Scholarship 2019/2020 at University of Calgary.

Pathways to Medicine Scholarship

The Cumming School of Medicine has designed the new Pathways to Medicine Scholarship program to support the enrollment and success of future MD students from traditionally under-represented groups throughout Alberta.

The program supports the enrollment and success of future MD students from traditionally under-represented groups throughout Alberta.

A group of dedicated general practitioners brings specialty training in family medicine to Calgary. A three-year residency for certification in General Practice is piloted at the Calgary General Hospital.

Level/Field of Study

These Scholarships are available to study an undergraduate degree program awarded to study any of the subjects offered by the university.

Host Nationality

The scholarship is to be taken in  Canada. Selection of awards will be based on overall quality of submitted entries and will be the sole discretion of the Cumming School of Medicine.

Eligible Nationalities

This scholarship is for Canadian students.

Scholarship Worth

Tuition and fees: $5,000/year (for four years)
Relocation allowance: up to $1,000
Summer internship: $6,000 (in the third year)

Pathways to Medicine Scholarship Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Scholarship is available for domestic students.
  • Entrance Requirement: Applicants must apply to their undergraduate degree program of choice at the University of Calgary independently.
  • The scholarship applies only to studies at the University of Calgary.
  • Applicants must be residents of Alberta as defined by the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) Admission Policy. See MD Program Applicant Manual
  • Only students from a low socioeconomic status background are eligible for this scholarship. Consideration will be given to applicants who are of Indigenous ancestry and/or from a rural community.
  • Note: Low socioeconomic status is defined as having an average gross family income (as reported on line 260 of parental and personal tax returns) that is 1.5 times or less than the Statistics Canada before tax “low-income cut-offs” (LICO) for the past two to three years. More information can be found in the Pathways to Medicine Scholarship Applicant Manual.
  • Note: Applicants whose parents hold graduate or professional degrees (e.g. MBA, PhD, MD, LLB, etc.) will be considered on a case by case basis, but are unlikely to be awarded a scholarship.  The scholarship is intended to primarily support individuals who come from socially disadvantaged backgrounds in addition to financial disadvantages.
  • Note: Rural is defined as having graduated high school in a community of fewer than 15,000 inhabitants.
  • Note: Indigenous applicants must provide a status card/certificate of Indian Status or offer other documentation of indigenous ancestry. Metis applicants must provide a
  • Metis membership card issued by a recognized provincial Metis organization associated with the Metis National Council.
  • All applicants must provide a letter of nomination from your high school principal or a representative from a recognized community organization, Indigenous group or rural community.
  • Note: Community organization is defined as a non-profit or geographic entity that serves or represents the target populations (rural, indigenous, or under-served urban). Organizations may nominate a maximum of two applicants per application year.

How to Apply for The Pathways to Medicine Scholarship 

The deadline to apply to the University of Calgary is March 1, 2019, please see application for admission to the University of Calgary.

All applicants who express an interest in the scholarship program will be asked to complete a preliminary Pathways to Medicine Scholarship application by March 1, 2019.

The Pathways to Medicine Committee will review the preliminary applications and shortlist based on two criteria: that the applicant fits with the vision of the pathways program and that the applicant demonstrates a strong academic ability. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a full secondary application and take part in an interview process with the committee.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Applicants will be informed of award decisions by the end of June 2019.

Online Application

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