Funding Opportunities

CSMLS Leaders of Tomorrow Grant

CSMLS offers a grant that helps students and new graduates attend LABCON.

A total of six grants are available and consist of the following:

  • Free registration for the conference (a $500 value)
  • Up to $2,000 to cover travel/accommodation costs
  • Deadline to apply is: November 1, 2019

Provincial Societies

Contact your provincial society to inquire about professional development funding or awards that may be available to you.

British Columbia Health Sciences Association

In British Columbia, as a member of HSA, you’ve got access to special funding that can help you develop your skills and advance your career.

Health Sciences Association of Alberta

HSAA offers the Dell Taylor Memorial Education Fund to encourage and support their educational goals.

Professional Development Fund: Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals

MAHCP will provide Professional Development awards to qualifying members, who wish to take professional development courses.

Ontario Allied Health Professional Development Fund

The government of Ontario recognizes and values the important contributions made by allied health professionals to the health care system. Designed to ensure that the people of Ontario have access to the right number and mix of health care professionals, this fund is available to Medical Laboratory Technologists for professional development activities.


Two thousand dollars ($2000.00) will be allotted annually for registration at LABCON. Monies shall be distributed equally to all applicants and is not to exceed the early registration costs of the applicant. Applications must be received no later than thirty (30) days post-LABCON.