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Applications for FALL Awards (SEP- DEC)

The following 2017- 2018 FALL Awards are available for application. Individual criteria, application requirements and deadlines for each award vary. Award sums were confirmed at time of posting however are subject to change. Links for applications will be updated as they become available. *Note: This is not a complete list of awards. It is only a list of awards that require applications to be submitted with fall deadlines. For a complete list of awards available please see the registrar's site. External award applications will not be posted on this site.

 

ANY YEAR AWARDS:

CMA 150th Anniversary Scholarship in Medicine

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in any year of the Schulich School of Medicine Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, based on academic achievement. Preference will be given to members of the CMA. The student must be, a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident or person with protected/refugee status and a demonstrated ability to exemplify the values of professionalism including honesty and integrity, altruism respect, responsibility and accountability, commitment to self-improvement and collaboration. Students interested in this award are asked to submit an online application form to the Undergraduate Medical Education Office by Oct 31. The Progression & Awards Committee of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will select the recipient each year. This award was established by the Canadian Medical Association Foundation. Value 1 @ $15,000.00

 

CMA 150th Anniversary Award in Medicine

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in any year of the Schulich School of Medicine Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, based on financial need and academic achievement. Preference will be given to members of the CMA. The student must be, a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident or person with protected/refugee status. Online financial assistance applications are available through the Student Center and must be completed by September 30th.  Students interested in this award are asked to submit an online application form to the Undergraduate Medical Education Office by Oct 31. The Progression & Awards Committee of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will select the recipient after the Office of the Registrar has assessed the financial need.  This award was established by the Canadian Medical Association Foundation. Value 1 @ $8,500.00

 

Drs. James and Leslie Rourke Award in Rural Medicine Research

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student in Years 2 through 4 of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program who has financial need and has devoted exceptional time and effort towards a rural summer research project. Online financial assistance applications are available through Student Center and must be submitted by September 30th. An online application must also be submitted to the Undergraduate Medical Education Office by October 30th. The Office of Distributed Education in consultation with the Department of Family Medicine will select the recipient with the approval of the Progression & Awards Committee, once the Office of the Registrar has determined financial need. This award is offered through the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF) program, and recipients must meet Ontario residency requirements. This award was established by Drs. James and Leslie Rourke who completed Doctor of Medicine degrees (MD '76 and MD '77 respectively), Family Medicine residencies and Masters in Clinical Science (Family Medicine) through Western. Dr. James Rourke was founding director of the SWORRM (Southwestern Ontario Rural Regional Medicine) program, which is now the Distributed Education Network (DEN). Both Drs. Rourke have been role models in rural family medicine, not only through their successful medical practices in Goderich, but through their leadership in promoting rural family medicine provincially, nationally and internationally. Value: 1 at $1,300


YEAR 1-2 AWARDS:

Currently there are no awards available for application.

 

YEAR 3 AWARDS:

AER Award in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Awarded annually to full-time students in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, who are participating in a clinical placement outside of their program location, based on demonstrated financial need. An online application must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education outlining projected or incurred accommodation and travel costs and must be submitted by October 30th. The Office of the Registrar will determine financial need and a committee within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will select the recipients. This award was established with Foundation Western by a generous gift from an anonymous donor. Value: 6 at $2,500 Effective: 2016-2017 academic year

YEAR 4 AWARDS: 

Stigma Enigma Sophie Smith Scholarship

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in Year 4, Doctor of Medicine (MD) program, who plans to complete his/her residency in psychiatry. While preference will be given to students of the Windsor Campus, the scholarship is open to all 4th year students of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Candidates must submit an online application which includes a one page statement by Sep 30th to the Office of the Associate Dean, Windsor Campus, outlining their plans to complete their residency in psychiatry. The recipient will be selected by the Progression & Awards Committee, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry on the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Windsor Campus. This award was established by Dr. Patrick Smith in memory of Sophie Smith. The scholarship will be awarded each November at the Stigma Enigma Event for Mental Health. Value: 1@ $1000.

Robert Mitsuo Izawa Scholarship

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student entering Year 4 of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, with academic achievement, who demonstrates leadership and commitment to the profession. Students must submit a one-page statement outlining their leadership and commitment, to the Undergraduate Medical Office by Oct 30th. Students must also have demonstrated financial need. Online financial assistance applications are available through Student Center, and must be submitted by September 30th. The Progression and Awards Committee will select the recipient after the Office of the Registrar has assessed the financial need. This scholarship was established by a generous donation from Ruth, in memory of her father, Robert Mitsuo Izawa. Value: 1 at $1,500

Susan Vitali-Lovell Family Medicine Award

Awarded annually to students in their fourth year of the undergraduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) program who demonstrate an interest in pursuing Family Medicine, have demonstrated financial need and preferably, are originally from a rural area. Online financial assistance applications are available through Student Center and must be completed by September 30th. Preference will be given to students who have completed Family Medicine electives and/or rotations in rural/regional communities. Applicants are also asked to submit an online application to the Undergraduate Medical Education Office indicating rural background (if applicable) and financial need, as well as outlining their interest in Family Medicine and potential to practice the ideal characteristics of a physician as described in the Medical Undergraduate Education Objectives. This application must be submitted to the Department of Family Medicine by October 30th. Once financial need has been determined by the Office of the Registrar the recipients will be selected by the Department of Family Medicine in consultation with the Office of Distributed Education with the approval of the Progression & Awards Committee. These awards were established by the late John J. Vitali in memory of his eldest daughter Susan Vitali-Lovell. Value: 2 at $2,500

AER Award in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Awarded annually to full-time students in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, who are participating in a clinical placement outside of their program location, based on demonstrated financial need. An online application must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education outlining projected or incurred accommodation and travel costs and must be submitted by October 30th. The Office of the Registrar will determine financial need and a committee within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will select the recipients. This award was established with Foundation Western by a generous gift from an anonymous donor. Value: 6 at $2,500 Effective: 2016-2017 academic year

Dr. Rob Tingley Class of '95 Developing Countries Award

Awarded to a student in Year 4 of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program to assist with the travel or program expenses directly related to a medical overseas elective experience through the "Medical Electives Overseas Program" (MEOP). An overseas elective enables a medical student to observe first-hand the primary role of poverty in disease and the natural history of disease. MEOP provides students with the opportunity to gain increased cultural awareness, and helps students obtain a global perspective of the social contract that medicine must meet and develop a tolerance and respect for other cultures.  The recipient will commit to a 6 to 8 week experience.  Only if the elective is considered valuable by the Undergraduate Medical Electives Overseas Committee will an extension of time be accepted. Applicants are asked to submit an online application by Oct 30. The recipient will be selected by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry in consultation with the Undergraduate Medical Electives Overseas Committee. This award was established by the friends and family of Dr. Rob Tingley of the Medical Class of 1995.  Dr. Tingley's elective in Kijabe, Kenya (Oct 29-Dec 22, 1994) was a life-altering experience.  His friends and family have chosen to honor his legacy by enabling future students to have similar experiences.   Value 1@ $3500

Joan Scarfone Memorial Award

Awarded annually to a full-time student in fourth year in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program who will be pursuing a medical elective in a developing country. The award will be made prior to the student's departure. Preference will be given to a student registered in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Windsor Campus. An online application must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education by Oct 30th.  The recipient will be selected by the Progression and Awards Committee in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. This award was established by Dr. David John Scarfone (MD`82) in honour of his mother Joan. Value: 1 at $1,250