Craig Desjardins Memorial Scholarship

Craig Desjardins was an integral member of the paramedic community. An accomplished educator and respected leader, Craig was a Regional Support Supervisor with the Emergency Health Services Operations Leadership Team, contributing over 17 years of care in the communities he served.

As an Advanced Care Paramedic, a member of the Collaborative Emergency Centre Team, previous Provincial Clinical Development Paramedic and active volunteer in the community, Craig was known for his deep clinical knowledge, gift for teaching and commitment to higher education. The Craig Desjardins Memorial Scholarship will continue to honour his legacy and remind us to always strive to provide the highest level of care to our patients and communities.

Award value – $1,500

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for the Craig Desjardins Memorial Scholarship must be:

  • Registered and working as a paramedic or in a paramedic support role (instructor, coordinator, administration, etc.)
  • Accepted into an educational program offered at a post-secondary institution (Medavie HealthEd or otherwise) on either a full-time, part-time or distance basis (as defined by the institution)
    • An acceptance letter from the educational institution or confirmation of attendance will be required to apply for the scholarship

How to Apply

  • Download and follow the instructions on the Application Form (2024).
  • Please note that winners MUST be able to attend the Fall graduation ceremony to collect their prize.

All scholarship awardees will be notified personally and their names will be announced on the Medavie HealthEd website. 

Please submit your entire application package via email to no later than midnight on May 31st, 2024  winners will be notified shortly thereafter.

For any questions regarding this scholarship, please feel free to send us a message using the form below.