Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Ross Memorial Hospital Medical Student Bursary

A medical student bursary is provided to qualifying candidates with the hope that the candidate will choose to practice medicine in the City of Kawartha Lakes and apply for active privileges at Ross Memorial Hospital.

A bursary of up to $2,000 per academic year will be provided to each qualifying candidate up to a maximum of $10,000 per fiscal year. Candidates may receive a bursary for a maximum of three academic years.

Qualifying candidates must fulfill all three of the following requirements:

Candidates must be prepared to commit to participate in a clinical elective at Ross Memorial Hospital within their academic training. The Hospital will maintain contact with bursary recipients during their residency program to explore opportunities for these clinical placements.

Bursaries will not be based on financial need or academic merit.

The bursary was originally created through donations received in honour of Dr. R. J. Watson's contribution to the Ross Memorial Hospital upon his retirement. The bursary continues to support qualifying medical sutdents through the support of the Konyer/Curtin Medical Student Bursary Endowment and the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Application Procedure

Applications will be received between June 1st and September 1st for each academic year. Retroactive applications for previous academic years will not be considered.

Applicants must provide:

Payment will be made to qualifying candidates by October 31st of the year of application.

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