Click the button to the left to apply for the RhPAP Rural Medical School Award!
Applications are now closed.
Applications will open in December for the 2025 RhPAP Rural Medical School Awards.
The RhPAP Rural Medical School Award provides a one-time contribution of $5,000 to assist with the student’s tuition, accommodation, living, and/or professional development expenses. The Award is available to a maximum of six students per year, to be applied to the following year of their medical degree. Up to three Awards per Alberta medical school per year will be granted.
To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
- be an Alberta resident or a permanent resident of Canada living in Alberta
- be enrolled as a first or second-year full-time medical student at the University of Alberta, OR
- be enrolled as a full-time medical student at the University of Calgary and graduating by 2026
- complete the application form
Note: Preference will be given to applicants who have lived in a rural Alberta community for a minimum of five (5) consecutive years. For the purposes of this award, a rural Alberta community is defined as a community located outside the Census Metropolitan Area boundaries of Calgary or Edmonton with a population of fewer than 15,000 people.
Preference also will be given if you are a member of a student Rural Medical Interest Group at either the University of Alberta or University of Calgary (where degree is being undertaken)
Contact Collette Featherstone for more information on the RhPAP Rural Medical School Award Program.