Rural Community Experience Essay Contest

This contest is open to Year 1 Saskatchewan medical students who participate in the Rural Community Experience program at the end of their first academic year.

We want to hear about your community experience in rural Saskatchewan, the ups the downs and everything in between - so send us a 500-1000 word essay telling us about it and we'll send you $250 and enter you to win an all expenses paid trip to the 2020 Rural and Remote Conference in Ottawa, Ontario on Apr. 23-25. 

Essay Guidelines

Tell us...

  • Where you trained, what it was like and what sort of medical resources were on hand;
  • What you learned;
  • Whether or not you would consider practising there and why or why not;
  • If not, what changes could be made to make you reconsider;
  • Whether you'd recommend other students visit this health region and why or why not.

How to submit

Submit your document in PDF format with your current mailing address to by the contest deadline (contest closed) to October 31, 2018. If you have questions please email anytime.