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Selkirk College has received $50,000 in support from the Trust to help it implement its new Rural Pre-Medicine Program.
This three-year program will provide students with everything they need to apply medical school. It was created as one piece of a long-term solution to the shortage of rural doctors in BC, and provides rural and aboriginal students with a pathway into medical school.
"Selkirk College is grateful to the Trust for supporting its vision of excellence and access to local educational opportunities for students in our region," said Elizabeth Lund, Chemistry Instructor and Rural Pre-Medicine Program ... more
Columbia Basin Trust supports the ideas and efforts of the people of the Columbia Basin.
We often work behind the scenes and take our lead from residents and communities. The Trust is here to offer resources, experience and support to all Basin residents.
While our range of services, programs, initiatives and financial investments is complex, our purpose is straightforward and easy to understand: we exist and act for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the Columbia Basin—now and for generations to come.