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Welcome to the Fellowship Application System. In order to be admissible for a fellowship position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • have a medical degree from an accredited institution (outside of Canada) listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools confirming school is recognized in Canada (Sponsor Notes tab);
  • have successfully completed a residency program before the beginning of the fellowship;
  • certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada or another recognized international certification board, or at a minimum, have completed a residency program and be admissible to take the Royal College, CFPC or USA certification exams;
  • have successfully completed an English proficiency test, if applicable. See requirements below.

*Language Requirements

Must provide proof of English or French language proficiency through ONE of the following:

  1. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 7 in each component, OR
  2. TOEFL-Ibt; passing score of 93 including a minimum score of 24 on the speaking section, OR
  3. A pass result in the French proficiency test administered by the Collège des Médecins du Québec, OR
  4. Candidates for whom their primary and secondary, medical school or residency education was conducted in English or French, proof must be attached to application, OR
  5. World Directory of Medical Schools Language Option – If the instruction and the language of patient care at the undergraduate or postgraduate medical school was conducted completely in English or French, then a candidate can submit a copy or printout of the World Directory of Medical Schools website listing the medical school which clearly states that the language of instruction is English or French.

If you meet all the above requirements and are interested in a fellowship position, please submit your application on-line (see below).

Click here for additional information on clinical fellowship training at the University of Ottawa.

Please refer to this FAQ for helpful information.

Date: 9/18/2020
Name of Applicant *:
Fellowship Program *:
Email *:
Country of Citizenship *:
Legal Status in Canada *:
Note that you can only upload documents with the following extensions: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .jpg, .jpeg, .wpd
Personal Statement *:
C.V. *:
Medical Degree (in original language) *:
Medical Degree:
(English or French translation, if applicable)
Specialty Degree (in original language)*:
Specialty Degree:
(English or French translation, if applicable)
Proof of English Proficiency *:
Letter of Recommendation #1 *:
Letter of Recommendation #2 *:
Letter of Recommendation #3 *:
Proof of Sponsorship, if applicable:
* Mandatory fields
Any additional documents can be supplied at interview time, if granted.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Foreign Programs Coordinator, by email at