Northern Alberta Rural Physicians Fund

The purpose of the fund will be to support funding for educational needs related to medical students accepted or enrolled in a Canadian Medical School and who intend to pursue their career in rural northern Alberta, specifically the geographical region on, about or north of latitude 54 and within the province of Alberta.

Granting consideration will be given to students whose educational training may include family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, general pediatric, general anesthesia and general psychiatry.  Each year a scholarship may be awarded to one or  more applicants totaling $10,000.

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The Board seeks individuals who must meet the following criteria:

The applicant must:

  •   Fulfill an identified health care occupational need as outlined above
  •   Be prepared to sign a one year return for service agreement upon completion of the program
  •   Be able to show financial need by providing a budget (form available with the application)
  •   Have attended a high school in a community located on, about or north of latitude 54 and within the  province of Alberta.

Application, cover letter, resume, 2 letters of reference, curriculum or course outline and any supporting documents (grades) which should set out how the candidate meets the above criteria must be submitted by April 30, 2017 to the address below.

Click here to download the Northern Alberta Rural Physician Scholarship Fund Application

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation
10409 – 98 Street
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2E8
Telephone: (780) 538-7583
Fax: (780) 538-7597
info@supportyourhospital.ca