ADIUM Student Elective Travel Grant

The ADIUM Student Elective Travel Grant was established in 2000 to help AMA medical student members defray the high costs of attending medical school in Alberta. The grant is sponsored by ADIUM Insurance Services Inc., AMA’s wholly owned insurance agency.

To-date, $170,000 has been distributed to Alberta medical students. Click here to see previous recipients.  


  • Each year 20 $500 grants are randomly drawn (ten for each school) from entries received by students.

Deadline for applications

  • Applications for the 2017 grant are now closed.
  • Applications for the 2018 grant will be accepted beginning April 2018. 


  • AMA medical student members. 
  • Eligible electives for the 2018 grant will be those that commence(d) between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.
  • Any elective that you were required to travel away from home to attend, whether within Alberta, across Canada or internationally.
  • You may submit applications for all electives undertaken to increase your chances of winning, but each student will receive only one grant.


Applications for the 2017 are now closed until April 2018. Thank you for your interest.

Proof of elective

Proof of your elective is required with your application. A copy of any of the following may be provided:

  • AFMC Student Portal
  • MedSIS schedule showing approved elective
  • one45 schedule showing approved elective
  • Osler schedule showing approved elective 
  • Approved “Application for Undergraduate Elective” 
  • Letter from Faculty with details of the elective

Applications without proof of Faculty approval will not be considered.

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