The CFPC Medical Student Scholarships recognize outstanding medical students who have demonstrated an interest in 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 nomination (graduating class of 2020).

Eligibility criteria:

Medical students in their second-last year of study are eligible.

Medical students who have demonstrated an interest in or commitment to a career in family medicine are eligible.

Nominees cannot have received this scholarship in the past three years.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Value:

The value of each scholarship is $10,000.

The scholarships will be presented at Family Medicine Forum 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia from October 30th to November 2nd.

The recipients will receive complimentary FMF registration for the day they receive their award and an additional amount up to $1,000 to offset the costs of travel and other expenses related to attending FMF 2019.

Nomination process:

The deadline for nomination is 4:00 p.m. (ET) on June 20, 2019.

Nominations must be submitted online.

If you are a medical student and would like to be considered, please complete this application form and submit to your Undergraduate Dean’s office.

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Selection process:

A selection committee composed of student and faculty representatives at each Canadian medical school is asked to identify their nominee for a CFPC Medical Student Scholarship. Only one nomination per university will be accepted.

The Honours and Awards Committee will approve the nominations for these scholarships and inform the recipients in July.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors and Scotiabank.

The CFPC Medical Student Leadership Awards recognize the leadership abilities of one outstanding medical student in their final year of study at each of the 17 Canadian medical schools.

Eligibility criteria:

Medical students in the graduating class of 2019 at the time of nomination are eligible.

Nominees should have demonstrated an interest and skills in areas such as health policy/economics; government/media relations; and/or advocacy and representation on behalf of patients, their peers, or health care organizations.

Nominees should have demonstrated a commitment to or an interest in a career in family practice.

Where possible, you are encouraged to consider recognizing a student who was not previously nominated for a CFPC Medical Student Scholarship.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Value:

Award recipients will participate in the Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Leadership Workshop during Family Medicine Forum 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia from October 30th to November 2nd.

Each CFPC Medical Student Leadership Award consists of complimentary FMF registration for the day they receive their award and up to $1,000 to offset travel and other expenses related to attending FMF 2019.

Nomination process:

Nominations must be submitted online.

The deadline is 4:00 p.m. (ET) on June 20, 2019.

Please refer to this PDF for nomination requirements.

Submit Your Nomination Now

Selection process:

A selection committee composed of student and faculty representatives at each Canadian medical school is asked to identify their nominee for a CFPC Medical Student Leadership Award. Only one nomination per university will be accepted.

The Honours and Awards Committee will approve the nominations for these awards and inform the recipients in July.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors and Scotiabank.

 

The CFPC Indigenous Medical Student Scholarship recognizes a top First Nations, Metis, or Inuit medical student in Canada who has shown an interest in or commitment to a career in family medicine.

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must be Indigenous medical students in Canada.

Applicants must be in their second-last year of study.

Applicants must be in good academic standing.

Applicants cannot have received this scholarship in the past three years.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Value:

One scholarship is available. The value of the scholarship is $10,000.

The scholarship will be presented at Family Medicine Forum 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia from October 30th to November 2nd. The recipient will receive complimentary FMF registration for the day they receive their award and up to $1,000 to offset the costs of travel and other expenses related to attending FMF 2019.

Taxable income:

Award funds received are taxable and are considered part of your personal income in the fiscal year in which they are received. The Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) will issue a statement of income (T4A information slip) at the end of the year for these amounts. We recommend that you obtain professional advice from your financial/tax adviser regarding the income tax implications of this award.

Application process:

Please note: The application window opens on December 7, 2018.

Applications must be submitted online.

Applications must reach the CFPC National Office by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on March 1, 2019.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirements.

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Selection process:

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)’s Indigenous Health Working Group will recommend the recipient of this scholarship to the national Honours and Awards Committee.

Applicants will be notified of the results by email in July.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors and Scotiabank.

The CFPC Indigenous Student Leadership Award recognizes the leadership abilities of an outstanding Indigenous student who is currently enrolled in their final year of study at one of the 17 Canadian medical schools.

Eligibility criteria:

Indigenous medical students in the graduating class of 2019 at the time of nomination are eligible.

Nominees should have demonstrated an interest and skills in areas such as health care policy/economics; government/media relations; and/or advocacy and representation on behalf of patients, their peers, or health care organizations.

Nominees should have demonstrated a commitment to or an interest in a career in family practice.

The nominee cannot have received this award in the past three years.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Value:

The award recipient will participate in the Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Leadership Workshop and receive their award at the Section of Teachers Dinner during Family Medicine Forum 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia from October 30th to November 2nd.

The CFPC Indigenous Student Leadership Award consists of complimentary FMF registration for the day they receive their award and up to $1,000 to offset the costs of travel and other expenses related to attending FMF 2019.

Nomination process:

Nominations must be submitted online.

The nomination deadline is 4:00 p.m. (ET) on June 20, 2019.

Please refer to this PDF for nomination requirements.

Submit Your Nomination Now

Selection process:

A selection committee composed of student and faculty representatives at each Canadian medical school is asked to identify their nominee for the CFPC Indigenous Student Leadership Award. Only one nomination per university will be accepted.

The Honours and Awards Committee will approve the final candidate for this award and inform the recipient in July.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors and Scotiabank.