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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.

Details about financial support and the application process will be circulated annually on the UME Blog.

Western International Global Opportunities Award

Applications are considered in March and November each year, please see Western International website for deadline. 

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.

Please see Western International Website for Eligibility Criteria and Application process.

The Global Health Electives Grant: a mechanism for providing funding assistance to medical students wishing to participate in global health activities. Applications are accepted until the deadline of March 31st 2017. 

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