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Award Opportunity: Essex County Medical Student Scholarship Fund

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

If you are from Essex County and/or plan to practise there eventually, please review the following award opportunity. It is an external opportunity for first-, second-, and third-year students in the MD Program.

Estate of Dr. Sidney Medine: Essex County Medical Student Scholarship Fund
Under the terms of the will of the late Dr. Medine, a scholarship fund has been created in favour of medical students from Essex County who are Canadian citizens pursuing the study of medicine at a medical school in Ontario. For the purposes of the scholarship Essex County includes the following municipalities: Windsor, Tecumseh, Lasalle, Lakeshore, Amherstburg, Essex, Kingsville, and Leamington. The intent is to offer 3 scholarships per year, and it is anticipated that a total of $14,500 is available for the 2015/16 academic year.

To apply: Submit a one-page statement outlining your intention to consider establishing a medical practice in Essex County for a minimum of two years following completion of medical education, including residency(ies), along with proof of permanent residence in Essex County to registrationUME@schulich.uwo.ca by March 31, 2015.

Questions about the award (including the value) should be directed to Heni Ashley of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) at heni.ashley@rbc.com, but applications are to be submitted to the UME Office.