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Funding & Financial Assistance

As one of Canada's leading institutions, we place great importance on helping you finance your education experience, so we want to ensure that stable funding is available to you.

Financial Assistance is available to support students who wish to participate in pre-clinical and clinical International & Health Equity Learning experiences.

Western International Global Opportunities Award

Applications are considered in March and November each year, please see Western International website for the application process, deadline and eligibility criteria. 

The Global Opportunities Awards are $1,000 scholarships for international learning provided through generous donations matched by funding from Western. A number of donor-sponsored awards valued at $2,000 are also available. These scholarships enable more Western students to participate in exchanges, study abroad programs, international field courses, summer programs, international service learning, field research and more.

The Global Health Electives Grant: a mechanism for providing funding assistance to medical students wishing to participate in global health activities. 

Please Note: When applying for awards it is recommended that you retain a copy of your application for your records.