Dr. Michael Tarrant Scholarship

It's all about rural medicine

Sponsored by the Alberta Medical Association’s Section of Rural Medicine, the Tarrant Scholarship is one of Alberta’s largest, unrestricted medical school undergraduate awards. Two $12,500 awards are bestowed. There is one recipient from the University of Alberta and one from the University of Calgary. Apply today.

Read the bios (2011-2016) of scholarship recipients.


Applications for the 2017 Tarrant Scholarship have now closed. The successful recipients for 2017 will be announced in the fall.

Honoring Dr. Michael Tarrant

Dr. Michael Tarrant was a family physician from Calgary with a group practice at the Cambrian Medical Clinic. He was a staff member of the Foothills Medical Centre and served with the University of Calgary, Department of Family Medicine as residency program director and undergraduate coordinator.

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