Scott MacKay, who convocated June 8 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary, applied for the Markin USRP studentship at the beginning of his final year, reports UToday.

After that experience MacKay is more interested in research than ever before, specifically in the field of sleep apnea — and he is even considering a career in this field.

“It’s the most exciting thing I did. The Markin USRP was very hands-on and it has got me very interested in research in the future,” he says