/  Scholarships

The deadline to apply for the OAML Scholarships for 2018/2019 is December 21, 2018.

However, due to delays in postal delivery as a result of strike action by Canada Post employees, we will accept for consideration any application postmarked by December 31, 2018.

Applications may also be dropped off at the OAML office at 5000 Yonge during normal business hours.

Details can be found through the link to the right.


$1,000.00 scholarships/bursaries are available to assist Ontario students who have completed at least one year in a full-time program leading to certification as a Medical Laboratory Technologist or to a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences.

OAML Scholarships are available to Ontario students who have completed at least one year in full-time programs of study leading to certification as an MLT or to a Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory sciences.  For the 2017-2018 academic year, five scholarships of $1,000 were awarded.

Details about the 2018-19 OAML Scholarship, as well as the application form, can be found through the links below.

Other Scholarships Available to MLT Students

General scholarships and bursaries are available to MLT students through the awards programs of colleges and universities.

Please Note: These may change from year to year, so please confirm requirements and availability with your institution. This section will be revised once information for the next year becomes available.

Scholarships and bursaries that were available in 2017/18 only to MLT students included the following:

Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science

CSMLS has seven $500.00 scholarships available for MLT students in the current year. Information can be found at

Michener Institute

Michener Institute, Toronto, has the following scholarships for MLT students. These are:

Kay Boyington Medical Laboratory Scholarship ($500.00)

MacDonald Sutton Medical Laboratory Science Scholarship ($500.00, awarded every other year, last awarded in 2017)

LifeLabs Inc. Medical Laboratory Scholarship ($1,000.00)

Dynacare Medical Laboratory Science Award ($1,000.00)

For more detailed information please contact the Michener Institute.

Cambrian College

Cambrian College, Sudbury, has available three $1,000 awards, the MDS Laboratory Services Inc. – Medical Laboratory Science Awards.  The awards are available to students enrolled in the first and second years  of the Medical Laboratory Technology Program at Cambrian College.  Application is through Cambrian College, using the Cambrian College Scholarship, Bursary & Award application form (Application A).  Selection criteria and further information are available from Cambrian College.

St. Clair College

St. Clair College, Windsor, has available six scholarships for students in the medical laboratory sciences:

Agnes Baillargeon Memorial Scholarship (x2) to a second or third year Medical Laboratory Science student ($900.00)

Denise Kennedy Memorial Scholarship (1) to a medical laboratory sciences student ($500.00)

Ilaine Matuscin Memorial Scholarship (1) is a faculty-selected award for a Year II medical laboratory sciences student proficient in transfusion science ($500.00)

Dr. Kenneth M. Schneider Scholarship (1) given to a medical laboratory science student ($500.00 )

Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratory Science Award ($1,000.00 available to a student enrolled in the second year of the Medical Laboratory Science Program)

Selection criteria and further information are available from St. ClairCollege.

St. Lawrence College

Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories Bursary ($1,000.00 available to a student enrolled in the second year of the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program).  Selection criteria and further information are available from St. Lawrence College