Regenerative Medicine Symposium SCN Travel Award 2023

Application Deadline: Rolling Deadline
Start Date: April 26, 2023
Location: Toronto, ON

The Training Program in Regenerative Medicine (TPRM) is a multi-disciplinary regenerative medicine graduate course for 2022-2023 which can be taken for credit towards a Masters and/or PhD degree by trainees across Canada or through audit for those interested. The course involves more than 30 Canadian faculty and visiting speakers and includes the 20th Regenerative Medicine Symposium in April 2023, for an opportunity for students to present their research project, and network.  The Stem Cell Network (SCN) is offering a limited number of travel awards to attend the two-day Annual Regenerative Medicine Symposium.

The SCN travel award provides financial assistance for eligible trainees to attend the two-day 20th Annual Regenerative Medicine Symposium, happening April 26-27, 2023 at the MaRS Centre.

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Dates & Key Details

Location: MaRS Centre.
Date: April 26-27, 2022

How to Apply

  • Complete the application form here as soon as possible.
  • In addition to completing the application form, SCN requires a full letter of support from your current supervisor detailing how your attendance at TPRM and the Annual Regenerative Medicine Symposium will benefit your research and the lab’s stem cell research program as a whole. Letters should be e-mailed by supervisors directly to Ellie Arnold, earnold@stemcellnetwork.ca at the same time you submit your application online.
  • A confirmation email will be sent within 24 hours of SCN receiving the submitted CV support letter. If a confirmation email is NOT received from SCN within 24 hours of submission it is the responsibility of the applicant to contact SCN and ensure that all application materials have been received by SCN.
  • SCN management will review applications, and applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in due course.


  • Applicants must be registered for the Graduate Course in Regenerative Medicine.
  • Applicants must be a trainee / HQP (highly qualified personnel, i.e. graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, research assistant or research associate) working in a Canadian lab.
  • Applicants must be working on a research project in the field of stem cells and must clearly demonstrate that they have an interest in and need to acquire knowledge in the areas covered by the Symposium.
  • Trainees / HQP based at a Toronto lab are not eligible to apply.


  • This is a rolling call for applications; there is no application deadline. Applications will be assessed for merit as they are received at the SCN office; once all travel awards have been made, the competition will close. Therefore, interested trainees are encouraged to apply for the travel award as soon as possible.
  • The SCN travel award will cover travel to and from Toronto, three nights hotel accommodation at our designated hotel, plus meal expenses incurred (note: there is no reimbursement for meals that are provided at the Symposium).
  • Reimbursement will be processed following the Symposium and in accordance with SCN’s Travel & Reimbursement Policy (policy will be provided to successful applicants).
  • By accepting a SCN travel award, the recipient agrees to complete a post-event survey describing the value of the training and networking opportunities made available through the Symposium. This information will be used at SCN’s discretion on its website, newsletters and for the purpose of reporting to their funding agencies.

For further information on course content, please e-mail anna.cocco@uhn.ca.
For further information on applying for a SCN travel award, please contact Ellie Arnold at earnold@stemcellnetwork.ca

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