Awards and bursaries

As one of our residents or post-doctoral trainees, you could be eligible for the below awards.

Norman Bethune Award

The aim of this award is to recognize and encourage young, talented researchers on the threshold of their careers.

All LMP microbiology residents and post-doctoral diploma trainees are eligible to apply.

The amount awarded each year is based on the annual income/interest gained on the endowed fund. 

How to apply

Deadline: March 30th

Send six hard copies of the following to your Program Director:

  • a letter outlining your research activities and accomplishments, indicating why you should recieve the award 
  • your resume 
  • two letters of reference 

Professional Development Fund 

All residents and post-doctoral trainees in either Clinical Chemistry or Clinical Microbiology in the Post-Graduate Unit in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology can expense up to $800 for educational expenses per academic session.

These include:

  • text books
  • computer equipment
  • conference registration
  • conference expenses

How to claim expenses

Email the below to pathology.residency@utoronto.ca

  • completed LMP Educational Bursary Expense Form 
  • original store receipt 
  • emailed or online invoice indicating how the item was purchased. If the invoice does not indicate how the item was purchased, a credit card statement must be provided 
  • boarding passes for airfare expenses  

Deadline: You must submit all claims by June 30 of the current academic session.

All purchases must be made within the same academic year as the reimbursement claim.