Entrance Scholarships

A list of CMCC's entrance scholarships for students entering Year I.

Eligibility: Year I

Value: $5000, $3000, $1000 domestic tuition credit

Minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of admission

This scholarship recognizes the outstanding academic and personal qualifications of students entering their first year of the DC program at CMCC. One $5000 award will be presented to the student with the highest overall admissions score at the time of admission, and one $3000 award for the second highest admissions score. The student with the next highest admission score from each province will also be awarded $1000.

Eligibility: Year I, renewable Years II - IV

Value: 50% domestic tuition credit

Letter of Intent and supporting documentation due February 1 of each year

This four year renewable tuition scholarship is awarded to an Indigenous student who has demonstrated financial need and who has contributed, and intends to continue to contribute, to his/her community after graduation. A certification of Indigenous status is required along with a letter of intent. The scholarship is awarded to the qualifying applicant with the highest CGPA at the time of admission and is in the form of a 50% tuition credit that is renewable each year if the student maintains a minimum sessional GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 point scale in the preceding year.

Eligibility: Year I, renewable

Value: 50% domestic tuition credit

Letter of Intent and supporting documentation due February 1 of each year Release Lock

This renewable tuition scholarship is awarded to a former Olympian/Paralympian who has the highest CGPA at the time of admission to the Doctor of Chiropractic program. The recipient must be officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee or the Olympic/Paralympic Committee of their home country. Applicants must also submit a Letter of Intent, which should describe their plans to contribute their community as a health care leader and chiropractor after graduation.

The scholarship is awarded in the form of a 50% tuition credit that is renewable if the student maintains a minimum GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 point scale in the preceding academic year and is continuously enrolled in the DC program. The scholarship may be renewed for each year of enrollment (full-time and/or part-time) of the recipient’s residency in the DC program up to a maximum total value of 50% of full-time domestic tuition assessed for the four full-time academic years following the recipient’s admission to CMCC.

Eligibility: Year I, renewable Years II - IV (offered once every four years)

Value: Full tuition credit

This tuition scholarship is established by CMCC in co-operation with World Spine Care (WSC) to encourage, advance, and geographically broaden the practice of chiropractic to underserved countries throughout the world. Applicants must be from a country that is deemed by WSC to be underserved in chiropractic care. In addition to a minimum admission CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, the applicant must also complete a 2000 word essay addressing: the need for chiropractic in their country of permanent residence; what the applicant plans to do with the education they will receive from CMCC to address the needs of their country’s people; and how the applicant intends to advance the mission and goals of WSC.

A letter of recommendation from WSC and an approved study permit are required upon submission of the scholarship application. The recipient of this scholarship is required to return to their country of permanent residence within six months of graduating from CMCC, and to practice with WSC in that same country for a minimum of five years following graduation.

Not offered for admission in 2018.

Eligibility: Year I

Value: $500

This fund was established in 1985 in memory of Dr. Pennington. He was a founding member of the Governors’ Club and was involved in interviewing prospective students for many years. It is given to the Year I student who achieved the highest overall admissions score.