CMPA Equity Scholarship 2024 at University of Toronto

Are you a physician or physician trainee from an equity-deserving group looking for an opportunity to advance your career and contribute to the healthcare field? The CMPA Equity Scholarship might be just what you need!

About the CMPA Equity Scholarship

The Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) is dedicated to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) within the medical community. Recognizing the systemic barriers and socioeconomic challenges faced by underrepresented groups, the CMPA is offering the Equity Scholarship to support Black, Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis), and other racialized medical professionals.

Scholarship Fund Benefits

CMPA is providing three (3) Equity Scholarships to enable recipients to attend the 2024 Family Medicine Forum (FMF) in Vancouver, BC, from November 6-9, 2024. The scholarship will cover the registration fees for any category of attendance at FMF 2024. However, it does not cover additional costs such as travel, accommodation, meals, and incidentals.

Why You Should Apply?

Attending the FMF 2024 offers a unique opportunity to network, learn, and share your research and knowledge with peers in the healthcare field. This scholarship is specifically aimed at helping those who face systemic barriers to contribute meaningfully to the medical community. By attending, you can gain insights, build connections, and enhance your professional development, thereby contributing to a more inclusive and diverse healthcare system.

How to Apply for Canadian CMPA Scholarship?

To apply for the CMPA Equity Scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. Write a Brief Response: Explain in 400 words or less how attending the FMF 2024 will benefit your future and why it is important to you.
  2. Include Your Résumé: Make sure to include an up-to-date résumé with your application.
  3. Submit Your Application:
  4. Application Deadline: Send your response and résumé in English or French to [email protected] by August 16, 2024.

A selection panel will review the applications and award scholarships based on need and the quality of the application package. Successful applicants will be notified by August 30, 2024.

Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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