Scholarships & Bursaries

The following is a list of scholarships and bursaries currently available to qualifying CCNM students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year.
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OWEN WISEMAN (CLASS OF 2020)
Schad Foundation Bursary
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DANIELLA REMY
Robert Schad Leadership Scholarship
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  • CCNM - Toronto Scholarships
    Alpha Science Laboratories Prize for Excellence in Botanical Medicine
    Three prizes of $1,000 each will be awarded to students for the highest mark in Botanical Medicine I, II and III in the academic year 2021/2022.
    CCNM Year 3 Scholarship
    One scholarship of $2,500 will be rewarded to one third-year student in the 2021 – 2022 academic year based on GPA.
    Cyto-Matrix Scholarship for Natural Health Leadership
    The scholarship recognizes one full-time student that has demonstrated leadership in natural health while maintaining superior academic standing. $5,000 will be awarded to a current year 1 student who is entering year 2 in September 2021.
    ETD-Seirin Scholarship for Excellence in Asian Medicine (Year 3)
    The ETD-Seirin Scholarship for Excellence in Asian Medicine was established by Electro-Therapeutic Devices Inc. and Seirin Co. Ltd to recognize excellence in Asian medicine among students at CCNM. ETD is a longest standing Canadian provider of quality acupuncture supplies. Seirin was the first worldwide to initiate the development and sales of disposable acupuncture needles and is now regarded as setting the global standard for manufacturing excellence in this area. The recipient of the scholarship will receive $3,000.
    Fullscript Scholarship for Excellence in Research
    This scholarship, sponsored by Fullscript, awards $2,500 to one student enrolled full-time, in any year of the CCNM program, that has demonstrated an interest in research while maintaining strong academic achievement.
    Mubina Jiwa Memorial Scholarship
    Established by friends and family of the late Dr. Mubina Jiwa, ND, to honour her memory, the scholarship of $2,000 will be awarded to a student in year 2 of the program at CCNM. Once awarded to a recipient, the scholarship will continue on an annual basis until graduation provided a minimum GPA of 3.7 is maintained.
    Pascoe Scholarship for Excellence in Naturopathic Medicine
    This scholarship, sponsored by Pascoe Canada, awards $2,500 to one student enrolled full-time in the CCNM program that has demonstrated an interest in advancing the naturopathic profession while maintaining strong academic achievement.
    Robert Schad Leadership Scholarship
    The scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who demonstrates the potential to develop into a leader and change-maker within the naturopathic profession. The winner will receive $10,000 per year for years two, three and four of the program, provided they maintain a GPA of at least 3.7. Applications are open to those who rank in the top 10% of their class at the end of first year.
  • CCNM - Toronto Bursaries
    All Years
    Plant a Seed and See What Grows Bursary
    The Plant a Seed and See What Grows Bursary was established by the Plant a Seed and See What Grows Foundation to honour a full- time student in any year with an interest in organized gardening and farming. $1,000 will be awarded to one student.
    Year 1 Bursaries
    Dr. Gregory Wayne Prytula, ND, Memorial Bursary
    Sponsored by NaturoMedic.org and Dr. Michael Prytula, ND
    $1,000 to be awarded to the first-year student who best demonstrates what they gave up to join the naturopathic profession. Eligible applicants must show financial need as demonstrated by government loan(s) or employment record(s) indicating employment for at least 40 hours per week on available summers or 10 hours per week during the school year.
    Cyto-Matrix Scholarship for Natural Health Leadership
    The Cyto-Matrix Scholarship in Natural Health Leadership recognizes one student enrolled full-time in the CCNM program that have demonstrated leadership in natural health while maintaining superior academic standing. $5,000 will be awarded to a year 1 student who is entering year 2 in September 2021.
    Bursary for new students
    Candidates must be registered as a new student with a minimum 60 per cent course load in the naturopathic program; must demonstrate financial need by qualifying for government financial aid and must submit one paragraph outlining why they feel they are a good candidate for an entrance bursary and how this bursary will assist them. The number of awards available is dependent on the amount of money collected from donors.
    Indigenous Award
    Sponsored by the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
    CCNM sponsors an award for students who are Canadian status Indian, Inuit or member of a recognized First Nations band, including Métis. The bursary is $10,000 per year for four consecutive years if one student is awarded, or $5,000 per year for four consecutive years if two students are awarded.
    Year 2 Bursaries
    Bursary for Returning Students
    Thanks to our generous donors, a number of $2,500 bursaries are available to returning students. Eligible applicants must be registered as a full-time student, demonstrate financial need and qualify for government financial aid, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
    NaturoMedic.org Bursary
    Sponsored by Dr. Michael Prytula, ND
    $1,000 to be awarded to the second-year student who best describes how they successfully balance volunteer work, employment and student life. Eligible applicants must show financial need as demonstrated by government loan(s) or employment record(s) indicating employment for at least 40 hrs per week on available summers or 10 hours per week during the school year.
    Linda Joyce Ganly Memorial Bursary
    Sponsored by the estate of Linda Joyce Ganly
    Two awards of $2,500 to be applied to tuition sponsored by the estate of Linda Joyce Ganly in recognition of her belief in and support of the efficacy of naturopathic medicine. Eligible applicants must be registered in year two; demonstrate financial need; demonstrate strength of character, as well as a passion for and commitment to promoting naturopathic medicine through leadership, motivation, and collaboration and; submit a detailed essay and CV.
    Year 3 Bursaries (including IMG First Year)
    Bursary for Returning Students
    Thanks to our generous donors, a number of $2,500 bursaries are available to returning students. Eligible applicants must be registered as a full-time student, demonstrate financial need and qualify for government financial aid, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
    Fred Loffler Bursary
    Sponsored by Dr. Fred Loffler, ND
    $500 to be awarded to the third-year student who best demonstrates an interest in maintaining a spiritual connection to the naturopathic profession. Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need by qualifying for government student loans. This award is presented in recognition of Dr. Stanford Kingsley Claunch and inventor William B. Gruber.
    NaturoMedic.org Bursary
    Sponsored by Dr. Michael Prytula, ND
    $1,000 to be awarded to the third-year student who has most successfully mastered the language of the naturopathic modalities. Eligible applicants must show financial need as demonstrated by government loan(s) or employment record(s) indicating employment for at least 40 hours per week on available summers or 10 hours per week during the school year.
    Year 4 Bursaries (including IMG Second Year)
    Bursary for Returning Students
    Thanks to our generous donors, a number of $2,500 bursaries are available to returning students. Eligible applicants must be registered as a full-time student, demonstrate financial need and qualify for government financial aid, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
    NaturoMedic.org Bursary
    Sponsored by Dr. Michael Prytula, ND
    $1,000 awarded to the fourth-year student who best describes how they have educated themselves in therapies beyond the required courses at CCNM that will help to expand their clinical practice. Eligible applicants must show financial need as demonstrated by government loan(s) or employment record(s) indicating employment for at least 40 hours per week on available summers or 10 hours per week during the school year.
  • CCNM - Toronto Graduation Awards
    Governors’ Award of Excellence
    Sponsored by CCNM
    $1,000 awarded to the graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance in the naturopathic medicine program.
    Humanitarian Award
    Sponsored by the CCNM
    $1,000 awarded to the graduating student who has best exemplified dedication to the betterment and service of humanity, as demonstrated through words and deeds that reflect the principles of naturopathic medicine and that produce meaningful change in the lives of others.
    Joyce Vanderburgh Scholarship
    Sponsored by the Estate of Joyce Vanderburg
    Annual interest earned on the principal of the Estate of Joyce Vanderburgh is awarded to the graduating female student who best demonstrates outstanding clinic performance and patient interaction.
    Leadership Award
    Sponsored by CCNM
    $1,000 awarded to the graduating student who has best exemplified outstanding leadership within the CCNM community.
    NSA Community Spirit Award
    Sponsored by the NSA
    $1,000 awarded to the student who has demonstrated exceptional commitment and a consistent desire to promote student life during their time at CCNM, and through their involvement has greatly contributed to raising school spirit by making a positive imprint on the CCNM community.
    NSA Naturopathic Honour Award
    Sponsored by the NSA
    $1,000 awarded to the student who has revealed outstanding leadership, contribution and dedication to CCNM throughout their four years. It recognizes a student who served as a role model to other students, inspired students to take action, and most actively and positively impacted CCNM as an agent of change.
  • CCNM - Boucher Scholarships
    Dr. Nicole Robinson Memorial Award
    Sponsored by The Robinson Family
    The Dr. Nicole Robinson Memorial Award was established to honour the memory of a beloved CCNM - Boucher Campus alumna who passed away shortly after her graduation in 2006. Nicole was a vibrant, involved student who loved CCNM - Boucher and was passionate about naturopathic medicine. One $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a third-year student.
    Dr. Patricia Wolfe Scholarship
    With wisdom, compassion and dedication, Dr. Wolfe helped create a community of contemplative and self-reflective leaders and healers. As a tribute to her enduring legacy at the CCNM - Boucher Campus, the Dr. Patricia Wolfe Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to a first-year student who best demonstrates a commitment to engaging the community and embodies self-reflection and contemplative values in their life.
    Gerry Farnsworth Memorial Award
    One award of $1,000 is provided to a first-year student who best demonstrates how their efforts to advocate and expand the naturopathic medical profession reflect those of Dr. Gerry Farnsworth’s efforts in pioneering the profession.
    Dr. Andy Somody Scholarship in Homeopathy
    One $1,000 scholarship is provided to a student in year two or year three who best demonstrates why they believe in homeopathy and how they would apply it in their practice.
    Dr. Shabita Teja Scholarship
    One $500 scholarship is awarded to a fourth-year student who demonstrates resilience, dedication and persistence to the study of naturopathic medicine.