Applications are now open! 2023-2024 $400k HSP Professional Development funding for HSA members covered by HSPBA contract

Applications are now being accepted for professional development funding, for eligible expenses commencing from April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024, to support HSA members who work under the Health Science Professionals Collective Agreement (HSPBA) and who are pursuing professional development. The continued funding was negotiated in the 2022-2025 collective agreement, with a $400,000 contribution to the fund each year.
“I encourage members to apply to this fund to support their professional development, as I know that HSA members are committed to keeping their skills and knowledge current in an ever-advancing modern health care team,” said HSA President Kane Tse.
Under the funding program, eligible expenses are the cost of tuition, fees, books and travel expenses for courses, programs, or conferences to a maximum of $1,000 per member. Please consult the fund Guidelines and FAQ’s relevant to the fund for expenses.

Applications are being accepted for courses, conferences, or workshops that commence between April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024

Click here to complete the 2023-2024 $400k application

We are still accepting applications for courses, conferences, or workshops that commence between April 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023

Click here to complete the 2022-2023 $400k application

Programs must relate to professional development in a health science discipline being practiced in the public health care system.

Ensure that applications are complete to help with processing.  Programs must include complete details for each course including:

  • Course Number
  • Course Name
  • Course Start & Finish Date
  • Course Costs