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DEADLINE | 2024 CFPC Indigenous Medical Student Scholarship

April 19

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.

The value of the CFPC Indigenous Medical Student Scholarship is $5,000. The award will be presented during the Family Medicine Forum (FMF). The recipient will receive complimentary registration for one day at the next live FMF. In addition, the CFPC Medical Student Scholarship may reimburse up to $1,500 to offset the costs of accommodation, meals, and travel to attend FMF.

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.

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:

Students are asked to submit directly to CFPC National Office.

The application window opens on November 8, 2023.

Applications must be submitted online.

Applications must reach the CFPC National Office by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on April 19, 2024.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirementshttps://fafm.cfpc.ca/awards/


Selection process:

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)’s Indigenous Health Committee 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, Scotiabank and MD Financial Management.


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