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Class of 2015 - Apply for the Medical Student Scholarship Program



Monday, March 10, 2014

The Undergraduate Medical Education Office and the College of Family Physicians are pleased to offer the Medical Student Scholarship Program for Year 3 medical students.

These awards recognize outstanding medical students who have demonstrated an interest or commitment to a career in family medicine. Each Canadian medical school is invited to nominate a medical student in their second-last undergraduate year of study at the time of application (graduating class of 2015).

Seventeen scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to one outstanding medical student from each Canadian medical University. The scholarships will be presented at CFPC's Family Medicine Forum (FMF) in Quebec City from Nov. 13 to Nov. 15, 2014. Recipients will also receive complimentary registration and funding up to $1,000 to cover travel and other expenses to attend FMF 2014.
Application Deadline: Submit package electronically to UME: by 4:00 pm on April 15, 2014. Application form is available here.
Applications must contain the following:

1. A single page cover letter, in the form of an essay, which outlines why you should be considered for this award.  

2. A focused Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) that demonstrates evidence of academic and other special achievements, particularly in relation to family medicine.

-List of papers and publications in relation to family medicine
-List of awards related to family medicine (peer recognition, research and academic
-List of any extra curricular activities related to family medicine (Family Medicine Interest Group, family medicine committees, participation in Family Medicine Forum, community involvement, etc)

3. Two letters of support from medical faculty members, one of which must be a family physician, are required. These letters of support are an important component in the
selection process and should include sufficient information to support the nomination.

For complete details visit the CFPC Medical Student Scholarship Program website.

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