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Medical Elective Awards
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The University of Calgary offers awards to students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in the Cumming School of Medicine who are participating in a medical elective.

  • Eligibility: Open to students continuing in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program who are participating in a medical elective approved by the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) office.
  • Application: Submit the Medical Elective Awards application, available February 1, 2015 through the MyUofC portal (
    DEADLINE: April 1, 2015.
  • Notification: Recipients are notified by email in May.
  • Registration Requirement(s): Recipients must maintain enrolment in the Doctor of Medicine program. Confirmation of completion or approval of the elective(s) must be received from the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) before the award payment is processed. The Student Awards Office ( must be advised regarding any changes to the location, date and/or discipline of the elective(s). The elective must be a minimum of two weeks in duration.
  • Payment: Award funds are paid directly to the student once the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) confirms completion or approval of the elective(s).