Dr. Michael Tarrant Scholarship

It's all about rural medicine

The Tarrant Scholarship is awarded each to third-year medical students from the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary who demonstrate strong interest in studying and developing a career in rural medicine. It is bestowed each year by the Alberta Medical Association’s Section of Rural Medicine.

The scholarship funds one year of tuition and related fees for third-year medical students from the U of A and the U of C who demonstrate a strong interest in and dedication to rural medicine.

Honoring Dr. Michael Tarrant

Dr. Michael Tarrant championed rural medical undergraduate education and the development of physicians dedicated to health care in rural Alberta. He served with the U of C Department of Family Medicine as residency program director and undergraduate coordinator.

Dr. Tarrant was a family physician in Calgary, a staff member at Foothills Medical Centre and a member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Scholarship Recipients

2021

2020

2019

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