Medical Student Scholarships – nominations now open!

Each year, the BCCFP awards $1,000 BCCFP Medical Student Scholarships to two fourth-year medical students graduating from UBC and entering postgraduate family medicine training in Canada.

Recipients will embody one or more of the following:

  • Is passionate about advocating for the value of family medicine
  • Demonstrates professionalism in their daily work
  • Leads by example
  • Influences change, whether through direct action or by the way in which they conduct themselves each day
  • Practises kindness, thoughtfulness and good communication with others

Self-nominations are permitted. Nominations must include at least one supporting letter.

Nominations for the $1,000 BCCFP Medical Student Scholarship are due by midnight on July 16, 2023.

  • Your nomination letter/supporting documents should include:

    • The reason for your nomination
    • A brief biography or resume of your candidate (i.e. educational and community profile)
    • Evidence of your candidate’s significant characteristics relevant to the award in the form of descriptive materials, testimonials or other documentation.

    Other information that will help our Awards Committee make a decision. Supporting documents could include:

    • Letters of support, which may be from allied professionals, patients, community members or others positively impacted by the work of the nominee
    • Any other information which you feel will help the selection committee in its deliberations.
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