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Grants to Canada Medical Student Initiatives that Improved Student Experience and Regional Event Attendance

Student Initiative Grants

Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #162575

Grant Description

Grants of up to $3,000 to Canada medical student initiatives, to retroactively support projects that enhance student experience, the Canadian healthcare system, local or national community, and the interactions between students and funding source member schools. Funding is also available to attend regional medical student events.

In addition to project grants, the CFMS provides $500 of funding to a pre-determined event in each geographical region which unites the CFMS membership of that region. These events are: Atlantic Medical Student Conference (MUNDal), Med Games, OMSW and Ice Bowl. If you are applying for funding for one of these events, please fill out and submit the SIGs Regional Event Funding Form (attached below).

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Projects will NOT be considered if they have been recipients of CFMS Student Initiative Grants in the last 5 years (2010-2011 cycle).

The Student Initiative Grants are NOT meant to fund academic research or travel funding to conferences for individual medical students.

Pre-Application Information:

The final deadline for the 2015-2016 Student Initiative Grants is October 23rd, 2015. Please contact for further information and to submit all applications.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

-Student Initiatives Grants: Up to $3,000.
-Regional Event Funding: Up to $500.

Term of Contract:

The CFMS will grant retroactive funding for projects within the 2014-2015 academic year upon presentation of receipts.

Contact Information:

Canadian Federation of Medical Students
267 O'Connor Street, Suite 401
Ottawa, ON K2P 1V3

P: 613-565-7740
F: 613-565-7742

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates / changes / addendums / conferences / LOIs.

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