Year 3 Undergraduate Rural Participation Program
The purpose of this program is to encourage third year undergraduate medical students to spend a minimum of four weeks in rural physicians’ offices during their Rural Family Practice Clerkship rotations. Students may apply for reimbursement of their travel and accommodation expenses for rotations spent in Rural Subsidiary Agreement Communities.
Eligible medical students may apply for reimbursement of actual travel and accommodation expenses:
- Accommodation up to $700 for rotations of two weeks or less. An additional $350/week is provided for rotations longer than two weeks.*
- One roundtrip travel between the home training site and the rotation site up to $1,000.
Upon submission of the claim, to maximize reimbursement, the REAP or DoBC office may combine travel and accommodation allocations in cases where one expense category is over the individual category limit.
*Accommodation expenses will be reimbursed as outlined above; however, a limit of $200/night applies to all accommodation support regardless of the duration of the rotation and/or the provision to combine travel and accommodation allocations.
For detailed reimbursement policies and the claim process, please see page 2 of the claim form below.
For a list of eligible communities, please visit the RSA Communities page. Please note that rotations completed in Prince George are not eligible for this funding.