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Infection Control Opportunities

Opportunity Deadline for Application
Ecolab Poster Contest January 31
Sage International Attendee Scholarship  January 31
SealedAir Diversey Scholarship  January 31
3M Chapter Achievement Award  March 1
Champions of Infection Prevention and Control  March 1
CIC Chapter Achievement Award March 31
Moira Walker Memorial Award for International Service March 31


Champions of Infection Prevention and Control Award

  • This award will acknowledge the extraordinary accomplishments of the front line Champions of Infection Prevention and Control. The Award will recognize IPAC Canada members who work tirelessly, and sometimes creatively, to reduce infection, raise awareness, and improve the health of Canadians. More information.

CIC Chapter Achievement Award

  • The CIC Chapter Achievement award is presented to the chapter that has the highest percentage of new CIC certificants in the previous year. An award of $750 is presented at the annual conference. More information

CJIC Editorial Award

  • The Editorial Award is presented to the author(s) of an article that has appeared in the Canadian Journal of Infection Control (CJIC) in the previous year. Selected by a panel of the Editorial Board, the award winners receive waived registration for the conference at which the prize is awarded.

Moira Walker Memorial Award for International Service

  • This Award honors an individual or group that has demonstrated extraordinary efforts to bring about change or improvement related to infection prevention and control in parts of the world that are under developed or under resourced. More information.

3M Chapter Achievement Award

  • The award, sponsored by 3M Canada, Inc., is to recognize a Chapter's achievement in promoting infection prevention and control in the hospital and the community. Find out more.

Bursaries and Scholarships

IPAC Canada Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Sponsored by Sage and SealedAir Diversey, financial assistance is offered to IPAC Canada members to attend the national education conference or an online distance education course through an IPAC Canada endorsed institution, or a chapter educational event. For information on the Sage International Attendee Scholarship, click here. For information on the SealedAir Diversey Scholarship, click here.

Canadian Nurses' Foundation Scholarship

  • The Canadian Nurses Foundation grants more than $275,000 annually to nurses and nursing students in all areas of nursing practice. Thanks to generous donor support, the Foundation invests in nurses and in nursing at all educational levels. Find out more.

Ecolab Poster Contest

The annual poster contest is sponsored by Ecolab. Design a poster to be used to promote National Infection Control Week, and win full registration at the annual IPAC Canada conference. Find out more.

Project Involvement

IPAC Canada participates in "requests for" and "offers of" Infection Control Professionals' participation in various projects. There are also numerous opportunities for IPAC Canada members to participate on a number of national and provincial committees as resource experts. Find out more.

Research Grants

A number of research grants are available from IPAC Canada and other sources for ICPs interested in research. Find out more.

Funding Opportunities

Funds are available for attendance at the IPAC Canada National Education Conference and for continuing education in infection prevention and control. Find out more.