Alberta awards bursaries to Aboriginal health-care students

Program helps increase proportion of Aboriginal health-care workers, reduce inequalities in health status
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 11/30/2010

To increase the representation of Aboriginals in health-care careers, the Alberta government is awarding more than $400,000 in bursaries to First Nations and Métis students in health-care programs.

This year, 74 bursaries, for a total of $436,000, will be awarded to students through the province's Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary