Canadian Scholarship Awardees for January 2018

Read about the January 2018 recipients of AUC’s Canadian Scholarship, awarded to qualified incoming students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.

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Morgan Sly

Hometown: Collingwood, Ontario
Undergrad: Princeton University

During college, Morgan balanced her coursework with playing ice hockey for Princeton and conducting research in the virology lab. Having shadowed physicians in Spain and volunteered in remote villages of Ecuador, Morgan has a strong interest in contributing to underserved communities abroad and hopes to be part of Doctors Without Borders in the future.

Anmol Sidhu

Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
Undergrad: University of Alberta

Anmol has cultivated her interest in medicine while contributing to her community through research and volunteerism. Her endeavors include serving as a research assistant for a cardiology study at Stollery Children’s Hospital, presenting the results at two conferences in Edmonton, and volunteering with Alberta Health Services since 2013.

Amy Town

Hometown: Orillia, Ontario
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh

After playing for the University of Pittsburgh women’s volleyball team, Amy moved overseas to pursue a professional volleyball career in Europe. During her three years abroad, Amy had the opportunity to play in France, Sweden and Denmark; learn how to navigate different cultures, and volunteer in hospitals and experience medicine in different countries.

Rico Watson

Hometown: Scarborough, Ontario
Undergrad: York University

Rico comes to AUC with a background in sales and a lifelong passion for medicine. With an intellectual interest in the complexities of the human body, coupled with a deep compassion for patients from all walks of life, Rico hopes to make a difference in the lives of others as a primary care physician.