Scholarships & Bursaries

Learners in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) are eligible to receive a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and awards. Many of these have been established in honour of past learners. Others are offered by professional associations such as the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association. There are also a wide array of scholarships available for New Brunswick students provided by the New Brunswick Medical Education Foundation

Questions regarding scholarships, bursaries and awards can be directed to

Scholarships/Bursaries for Learners in Financial Need: To apply for a bursary, scholarship or award that requires a demonstration of financial need, please complete this online formBy completing this bursary form you will be automatically considered for all recognitions available to your graduating class that require ONLY a demonstration of financial need. ​

Please explore the following links for detailed listings of the scholarships, bursaries and awards available to you, as a Memorial Medical Learner. The specific requirements can be found by exploring individual opportunities. 


Vera Griffin Contingency Fund
This fund is named in honour of Vera Griffin’s commitment to medical learners well-being during her long career with the Student Affairs Office at the Faculty of Medicine (1974–2007).
This fund is intended to provide financial assistance to learner(s) in the doctor of medicine degree program when challenged with unexpected and exceptional circumstances. Learners may apply for these funds when they have exhausted all other resources. The amount of funds available each year is valued at a portion of the income on the endowment. The application form is available here.