Conference Funding

Applications are now open.

**Multiple applications per student are not allowed and will be disqualified if done!

The conference funding program is an MSS student-oriented incentive whose goal is to provide financial assistance to students wishing to further their knowledge by participating in medical conferences.

Medical Students wishing to attend conferences in their field of interest are eligible.

  • Conference Fund:
    • Maximum of 300.00CAD per person per conference
    • Maximum of 600.00CAD per conference (based on two (2) people attending)
  • The Office of Student Affairs will generously fund certain projects who could not get funded through the conference fund, or who did not receive the full amount requested; all application forms will automatically be forwarded to the Office by the MSS; you will be contacted if you receive funding through the Office of Student Affairs
  • You may apply retrospectively (if you attended a conference in the past 6 months) or prospectively (if you plan on attending a conference in the next 6 months)
  • Funding will therefore only be provided for conferences between: December 1st, 2023 and June 20th, 2024
  • No funding will be provided for conferences that took place before December 1st, 2023
  • People wishing to attended conferences that will take place after June 20th, 2024 will be eligible for the next application period, in Fall 2024.
  • Complete the Conference Funding application form (below) by May 15th, 2023 @ 23h59 and submit it via the Google Form linked below.
  • Relevance of the subject of the conference (Medicine-oriented topics only)
  • Magnitude and importance of the conference
  • Reasons for attending and role of student at conference (attending / presenting / hosting)
  • Appropriateness of the proposed budget
  • Possible advantages to the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Students

By Jan 10th, 2024, via email.

  • After submitting all receipts and a revised budget to the MSS VP Finance
  • After submitting a conference summary describing the strengths and weaknesses of the conference/initiative
  • Disbursements will be made the following semester within two weeks of receipts being sent in to An E-Transfer will be sent to the e-mail address in the application form or if you have an RBC account, the amount will be deposited via direct deposit. Please mention the fact you have an RBC account in your application.