Dr. Shaheen Memorial Foundation

Full and partial Scholarship are available for Canadian and International Students on academic and needy bases.


Dr. Shaheen Memorial Foundation is a non-profit and value-driven organization dedicated to improving health, to create a meaningful learning environment, and to provide innovative ways to contribute to communities for future generations.


Finances should not be a barrier to a student to realize their academic and career dreams. Therefore, the Dr. Shaheen Memorial Foundation Scholarships is providing full and partial scholarship annually to current and applicant students of the Bay River College Applied Clinical Research Post Graduate Diploma Program.


Our mission is to help students realize their dreams of a career in clinical research, to promote excellence in education and to support students to succeed. Our vision is to provide exceptional education and develop innovative programs and services for the community to meet the unique needs of the current labor market in clinical research.


To be eligible an applicant must:

  • Be a student, admitted to the Bay River College Applied Clinical Research Post Graduate Diploma Program
  • Be a student who demonstrates leadership, community activism, and advocacy
  • Be a student who demonstrates need of financial assistance to enroll
  • Be in satisfactory standing at the time of your scholarship application
  • The recipients will be selected based on merit (minimum of a 3.0 CGPA is required)
  • Must submit a Letter of Intent


IMPORTANT: Incomplete applications (i.e. missing required materials, or unsigned) or received after the application deadline will not be considered.

Check if you are eligible for the scholarship

Refer to eligibility criteria.

Print, complete and sign the application form

If you are mailing in your application, please staple all of your documents before mailing. To send your application by email, please scan and save your documents in PDF format. Note: Application materials submitted to the Scholarship Selection Committee will not be returned.

Submit your application

Mail your application or submit in person to:
Bay River College c/o Dr. Shaheen Memorial Scholarship Foundation 1 – 3516, 26 Street NE. Calgary, AB Canada T1Y 4T7

Email your completed and signed application documents (in PDF format) to: [email protected]

Interview with Selection Committee member(s)

After review of your written application, you may be asked to attend either in person or a virtual interview with member(s) of the Selection Committee. It is a requirement to attend interview(s) to be considered for the scholarship.


We are accepting scholarships applications for the Dr. Shaheen Memorial Scholarship Foundation: 

Winter Term Intake: Apply by January 12th.

Spring Term Intake: Apply by May 14th.

Fall Term Intake: Apply by September 20th.


Note: This also applies to mailed documents. Please mail applications at least one (1) week in advance of the deadline to ensure your application is received on time. 


Completed applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee. Selected applicants will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application. Decisions as to scholarships granted and amounts awarded are final.


Upon final selection of the candidates, the scholarship payment will be submitted towards the student’s tuition amount(s) owing. The remaining funds (if any) will be deposited to the student’s bank via direct deposit. All awarded scholarship funds are remitted to the students in Canadian funds. The Payment schedule(s) are determined at the discretion of the Selection Committee.

Note: Upon registration, you are still responsible for the payment of all costs charged to your student account, as the issuance of scholarship payments may not correlate with the payment due date of your tuition invoice.

Funds will not be issued if you withdraw from the Applied Clinical Research Post Graduate Diploma Program.

Latest updates

March 15, 2020 update – Bay River College Calgary Campus.