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Bursary Opportunity: Ontario Medical Foundation

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Ontario Medical Foundation, a charitable arm of the Ontario Medical Association, offers two bursaries of $500 each to all six medical schools each year to assist students in taking up elective programs.

Recipients are chosen by the Dean of Medicine or his or her designate under guidelines established by the Association, including such factors as academic validity of the learning experience, location as indicated below, adequate academic achievement and need for assistance.

  • Electives may be to an underserviced area in Ontario, an underserviced area in Canada, or to a developing country. Priority will be given to applications for an underserviced area in Ontario as defined by the Ministry of Health;
  • Students must be OMA members, and can apply only for one bursary;
  • Minimum lengths of an acceptable elective should be four weeks;
  • Copies of the required electives reports should be addressed to the attention of Sandra Zidaric, Ontario Medical Student Bursary Fund;
  • All applications must be sign by Dean or Designate.

Deadline for applications is December 5, 2014.

Click here for the application form.

For more information about other financial assistance programs available to Ontario medical students, visit the Ontario Medical Student Association's website.