2018 Conference Travel Bursary Application

Award Research
June 21, 2018
The BC SUPPORT Unit is hosting the 2nd annual Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research provincial conference on October 3-4, 2018 in Vancouver, BC, with workshops on October 3rd and presentations on October 4th. This conference is designed to encourage learning and collaboration of patients interested in patient-oriented research (POR), health researchers, health care providers, and health care decision makers.

The BC SUPPORT Unit Northern Centre is offering travel bursaries for northern BC based researchers, health care providers, health care decision makers, patients1, and graduate students who are either currently actively engaged or looking to be engaged in patient-oriented research that would like to attend the conference.
The Northern Centre is offering reimbursement up to a maximum of $1500.00.


Applicants must be:
  • actively engaged in or planning to be engaged in patient-oriented research2
  • based in northern BC.
Allowable expenses under this bursary include airfare, accommodation, meal per diem, and transportation. Funds will be reimbursed after the conference, and only upon submission of original receipts and (if applicable) airline boarding passes.

Deadline for submissions is July 30, 2018 and you will be notified within 2 weeks with a funding decision.

Contact Information

Applications should be sent via email to: