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 financial awards are bestowed. There is one recipient from the University of Alberta and one from the University of Calgary.

Read the bios (2015-18) of the scholarship recipients.


The application deadline for the 2019 Tarrant Scholarship has passed. The successful recipients will be announced in the fall.

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





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