External Awards

The CMA Foundation COVID-19 Support for Medical Learners Bursary (Ongoing)

Funded by the CMA Foundation, the Bursary provides financial assistance to medical learners who have been impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bursary provides monetary assistance towards unexpected financial needs or expenses due specifically to COVID-19. A list of FAQs and the Application are attached below:
For more information please visit: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/education/undergraduate/awards/awards_ugme.html

Update January 11 2021:

Effective immediately, the priority for the CMA Foundation COVID-19 Bursary will be to assist medical students and medical residents with expenses due to COVID-19 isolation resulting from infection or exposure.

The bursary will continue to accept applications for all other categories of needs related to COVID-19. However, such applications will be reviewed at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year with bursary provided only if funds remain. Funding for computer, tablet and other electronic equipment is considered low priority.

The CMA Foundation COVID-19 Bursary is provided by the CMA Foundation as a one-time bursary for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Max Rady College of Medicine has received over 250 separate applications from medical students and residents. Over 70% of available funding has been disbursed.

Resident Doctors of Canada 2020-2021 Awards (Deadline January 29 2021)

Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) is now seeking nominations for its 2020-2021 Awards. Through its Awards Program, RDoC honours individuals who have contributed to improving various elements of the lives of resident doctors in Canada.

Nominations may be submitted, accompanied by suitable documentation, by any member of Resident Doctors of Canada, Provincial Housestaff Organizations, Departments of Post-Graduate Medical Education, or any other organization associated with RDoC or involved in post-graduate medical education. Serving RDoC Board members and Award Committee members are not eligible to receive an RDoC Award.

To read more about award eligibility, criteria, previous winners, and submit an online nomination click on the name of the award below:

Click here to read an FAQ about the RDoC Awards.

Please note: The closing date to submit applications is January 29, 2021, 17:00 ET.

Questions about the RDoC Awards Program can be sent to awards@residentdoctors.ca.

Doctors Manitoba COVID-19 Education Rebate (Ongoing until June 30 2021)

If you are a resident who has a certificate of practice (full licensure) in Manitoba AND have received fee-for-service or alternatively funded income from MB Health in 2020, you may be eligible for the Doctors Manitoba Special Pandemic Education Rebate. To see if you qualify or to inquire about the program, please visit the Doctors Manitoba website: https://doctorsmanitoba.ca/rebate2020/