Clinical Health Professional Travel Awards

New Open Call Model to provide more flexibility to align with external conference deadlines, as well as clinical workload.

The Clinical Health Professionals Research Travel Award provides support for eligible non-physician Health Professionals to present their work at a scientific meeting of relevance to their practice/research. Up to six awards on a competitive basis will be given within a calendar year, and are each valued up to a maximum of $2,500 for a national conference or $3,500 for international (funds in Canadian dollars);

  • An abstract must be accepted for a national or international conference (not local or regional); and
  • applicants must be the first author on the abstract.

Clinical Health Professional Research Travel Award – Guidelines for Application ⁄ Terms of Reference

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This funding program is led by Dr. Sandra Carroll, Director, Clinical Health Professional Research, Interested candidates are recommended to contact Dr. Carroll or Daniela Bianco in advance of their submission.

For more information and/or assistance, please contact Donna Catherwood,

HHS Strategy Resource Documents:

HHS Research Strategic Plan

Hamilton Health Sciences Strategic Plan

Planning Our Healthy Future

Clinical Health Professional Travel Awards

Open Call Model

Submission of Travel Awards application is required three months in advance of attending conference

Important Forms

Submit to:

Clinical Health Professional Research Travel Award - Past Recipients