Benefits & Services

Medical Student Bursary Program

Offered to medical students attending Dalhousie University or Nova Scotia residents studying medicine at Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec.

Bursary program

The Medical Student Bursary Program sponsored by Doctors Nova Scotia is offered to medical students attending Dalhousie University or Nova Scotia residents studying medicine at Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec. 

Students can apply for the bursary each year of medical school.


Every year, bursaries of up to $5,000 may be awarded to selected medical students.

2016-17 bursary recipients

Six Dalhousie University medical school students students received $5,000 each through the 2016-17 Medical Student Bursary Program.

Recipients were Yaeesh Sardiwalla, Michael MacGillivary, Jonathan Gale, Russell Christie, Alison Spurr, and Jake Blacklaws. They were awarded the bursaries based on their need, community involvement, and dedication to the medical field.

Bursary eligibility

To be eligible for the medical student bursary, students must be:

  • a member of Doctors Nova Scotia 
  • a member of the Canadian Medical Association 
  • enrolled at Dalhousie University Medical School or at Université de Sherbrooke's medical school as a Nova Scotia student 
  • a volunteer on a committee or working group or volunteer for an organization, coalition, or government program which falls within health-related fields 
  • a resident of Nova Scotia as defined by the Canada Revenue Agency 

Applicants must also give permission to Dalhousie Financial Assistance to share financial information with Doctors Nova Scotia.

2017-18 application form

Application forms for the 2017-18 Medical Student Bursary Program will be distributed at the beginning of the academic year to Dalhousie medical students attending Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia residents studying medicine at Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec.


Contact:

Melissa Murray

Communications Coordinator
Tel: 902-481-4923