Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

Professional Development (PD) Grant

The PD Grant is awarded to NSCMLT members in their pursuit of education in Medical Laboratory Science and/or expand their scope of practice.


  • Up to $900
  • Applications will be considered for activities that will be complete in the calendar year that funding is being requested
  • The deadline for application submissions is April 9th annually
  • Funding will be granted based on criteria determined by the NSCMLT PP Committee
  • A completed application form must be submitted before the designated deadline
  • Recipients of PD Grant agree to submit an article in the News and Views that summarizes their education
  • Applicants may only be considered for one grant per year
  • Those that have received a grant within the past 3 years will only be considered if all the grant funds are not awarded to other applicants
  • All decisions are final. If an application is rejected it will not be reconsidered for future disbursements in the same calendar year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled with CSMLS and NSCMLT and be a certified member in good standing for at least 3 years
  • Reimbursement of fees for courses and activities must be supported with appropriate documentation of successful completion and proof of payment

Eligible Professional Development Activities

  • Educational activities related to the field of medical laboratory science (MLS)
  • Bachelor Degree program courses for Health Leadership/Administration
  • Master’s Degree program courses for Health Leadership/Administration
  • Canadian Healthcare Association Leadership Courses
  • MLS workshops, webinars, setting up educational programs and other courses the NSCMLT PPC committee deems appropriate

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Deadline for applications: May 1, 2021

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