Pathways to Medicine Scholarship

Award value

$5000 (Renewable)

Number of awards


Competition to apply for

High School Awards


Cumming School of Medicine

Award description

  • Offered annually to students entering first year of any undergraduate degree program. Renewable in second, third and fourth year at the University of Calgary, provided recipients achieve a minimum GPA of 2.00 in second year and 3.20 in third and fourth year on 24 units in the preceding fall and winter terms. It is the university's expectation that recipients will continue their involvement in activities outside the classroom; therefore, recipients must submit annually to the Cumming School of Medicine for review and approval, a copy of their Co-Curricular Record and/or a statement outlining their leadership and campus/community involvement during the most recent academic year.
  • Financial need
  • Academic merit
  • Contribution to school and/or community life with demonstrated leadership
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Preference given to Canadian Indigenous students
  • Graduates of Alberta high schools. Preference given to graduates from rural Alberta

Required criteria

Student type: Undergraduate

Citizenship/residency: Domestic

Faculty: Any

Year entering: 1st

Special criteria: Indigenous students

Award information

Type of award: Bursary

Internal/external/government: Internal