Scholarships

Through the support of the WCDS over $25,000 of scholarships, prizes and awards are awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate dental students attending one of four Western Canadian Universities with a Dental Program – The University of Manitoba, The University of Saskatchewan, The University of Alberta and The University of British Columbia (UBC).

The WCDS Dr. Cal Waddell Scholarship is for $1,500.00 and it is to be provided to one dental student in each of the four Western Canadian Dental Schools going into the final year of the dental program. The student selected should be someone who will likely be a leader in organized dentistry upon graduation. The selection is done by the dental faculty.

2019 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia

2018 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia

2017 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia

2016 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Christopher Ward
  • University of Saskatchewan – Jennifer Bozek
  • University of Alberta – Vanessa Shewchuk
  • University of British Columbia – Amanda Sigouin

2015 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Jefrrey Bassey
  • University of Saskatchewan – Brock Wilde
  • University of Alberta – Stephanie McCorkill
  • University of British Columbia – Katja McBee

2014 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Manon Foidart
  • University of Saskatchewan – Ullas Kapoor
  • University of Alberta – Nicholas Teoh
  • University of British Columbia – Minhee Kim

2013 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Allison Simpson
  • University of Saskatchewan – Kale Wudrich
  • University of Alberta – Reid Friesen
  • University of British Columbia – Danielle Coulson

2012 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Joanna McQuarrie
  • University of Saskatchewan – Amy Leclerc
  • University of Alberta – Danielle Tingley
  • University of British Columbia – Flore‐Anne Foellmi

2011 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Jordan Gigliotti
  • University of Saskatchewan – Megan Gratton
  • University of Alberta – Brian Zwicker
  • University of British Columbia – Ersilia Coccaro

2010 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Adam Agpalza
  • University of Saskatchewan – No Recipient
  • University of Alberta – No Recipient
  • University of British Columbia – Oxana Korj

2009 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Kiet Do
  • University of Saskatchewan – Angela Ash
  • University of Alberta – Darsi Perusini
  • University of British Columbia – Michelle Lauwers

2008 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Gurpree Gill
  • University of Saskatchewan – Amanda Uzelman
  • University of Alberta – Praneet Mehta
  • University of British Columbia – Michael LeClair

2007 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Matthew Saper
  • University of Saskatchewan – Devon Anholt
  • University of Alberta – Amy K. Ellett
  • University of British Columbia – Kirk Charles Sutton

2006 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Christopher Dennis
  • University of Saskatchewan – Jennifer Ficzycz
  • University of Alberta – Christina Matrangolo
  • University of British Columbia – Jordan Nottle

2005 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba – Mike Nichol
  • University of Saskatchewan – Stephen Goth
  • University of Alberta – Derek B. Nordstrom
  • University of British Columbia – Mark Floro Casafrancisco

The WCDS Student Fellowship Award was established in 2018. This $1,500 scholarship is be awarded annually to a one dental student in each of the four dental schools who has completed their third year of an undergraduate degree program in Dentistry. The recipient will be selected on the basis of professionalism, friendship, leadership, ability to bring colleagues together, camaraderie, sportsmanship and who is of a character which may be expected to make a distinguished contribution to the Dental Profession and Community. The selection is made by the dental faculty.

2019 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia

 2018 Recipients:

  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia

The Western Canada Dental Society also has the honour of supporting several Scholarships and Award Endowments for undergraduate and graduate dental students at the four Western Canadian Universities with Dental programs. These endowed awards are listed below.

University of Manitoba

  • WCDS Graduate Student Scholarship
  • John Clay Medal & Prize
  • John Clay Scholarship

University of Saskatchewan

  • WCDS Bursary
  • Walter Hancock Scholarship

University of Alberta

  • WCDS Research Fund
  • MH Garvin Memorial Scholarship

University of British Columbia

  • WCDS Leadership Scholarship
  • WCDS Scholarship