Applications now open for 2022-2023 $400k HSP Professional Development funding for HSA members covered by HSPBA contract

Applications are now being accepted for funding 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 details:

Applications are being accepted for courses, conferences, or workshops taken that start between April 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023. We will also be opening the application process for courses between April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024; please keep checking the website over the next couple of weeks.

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

Click here for more information about the fund.


Click here to access the application.