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The CFMS is an organization representing over 8,000 medical students from 15 Canadian medical student societies from coast to coast. We represent medical students to the public, to the federal government, and to national and international medical organizations.
Apply for a CFMS Student Initiative Grant! (Due Oct 23, 2015)
September 13, 2015

Call for Applications for CFMS Student Initiative Grants
2015-2016 Cycle

CFMS Student Initiative Grants were established in 2007 to provide support and funding to medical student initiatives. The fund was established in response to the increasing number of medical student run initiatives and the need for official and financial support from our national student organization. Click here to download the form.

Many successful projects have benefitted from direct CFMS funding including charitable, educational and social events all organized by medical students. The goal is to assist students in realizing events or initiatives that promote interactions between CFMS students and member schools.

Projects will be considered based on the following guidelines and criteria:


It is important to note that these criteria are general and not all-inclusive. If your project does not fill all of these criteria there is still great potential for funding

Project guidelines:

Projects that have received funding in the past are:

The final deadline for the 2015-2016 Student Initiative Grants is October 23rd, 2015. Please contact [email protected] for further information and to submit all applications.


Additionally, each year the CFMS provides $500 of funding to a pre-determined event in each geographical region which unites the CFMS membership of that region. These events are: Atlantic Medical Student Conference (MUNDal), Med Games, OMSW and Ice Bowl. If you are applying for funding for one of these events, please fill out and submit the SIGs Regional Event Funding Form.

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