MSSU Travel Award – KT Canada Summer Institute 2018


KT Canada Summer Institute

Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit Travel Award

June 27-29, 2018 | Toronto, ON



This travel award will provide funding for graduate students, post-doctoral and clinical fellows, and junior faculty who are aligned with the mandate of the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU), to attend KT Canada’s Summer Institute (June 27-29, 2018) in Toronto. Two awards of up to $1,000.00 each will help cover costs associated with registration, as well as travel and accommodation. Successful applicants must show proof of registration and acceptance to collect funding.



Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this award:

  • Be aligned with the MSSU community and mandate:
    The MSSU community is comprised of individuals from the three Maritime Provinces who are engaged in patient-oriented research, in some capacity, either as knowledge producers or knowledge users.
  • Be aligned with the Summer Institute's participant criteria:
    The Summer Institute is aimed at graduate students, post-doctoral and clinical fellows, and junior faculty who study issues relevant to KT and those who want to learn more about how to advance their research skills in this area.

If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact Dolores LeVangie:


Application Deadline

In an effort to ensure travel awards are announced prior to the closure of the Summer Institute application process (March 11, 2018), online applications must be submitted no later than February 25, 2018.


Review Process

Applications will be reviewed by a panel of knowledge translation professionals in the Maritimes.


Award Notification

All applicants will be notified of the results by email no later than March 6, 2018







*Applicants may copy and paste this response from their SI application.
*Applicants may copy and paste this response from their SI application.
*CIHR defines patient-oriented research as: “… a continuum of research that engages patients as partners, focuses on patient-identified priorities and improves patient outcomes. This research, conducted by multidisciplinary teams in partnership with relevant stakeholders, aims to apply the knowledge generated to improve healthcare systems and practice.”





Please read and respond to the terms and conditions of the MSSU Travel Award:

I agree that all information in this application has been completed in full and contains accurate information.

I agree that I have withheld no information regarding other funding sources supporting my travel to the KT Canada Summer Institute.

I agree and acknowledge that successful applicants are required to provide proof of registration in order to claim expenses related to travel. I agree and understand that all expense claims are due 10 days after the completion of the event as per St. Michael’s Hospital policies (forms will be provided to the successful applicants).