CMC Financial Assistance: Travel and Accommodations for Training Courses

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Financial Assistance from CMC you must:

  • Have a valid account with CMC Microsystems. Not registered? Sign up for an Account.
  • Be a full-time student or faculty member at a Canadian Academic Institution.
  • Have the pre-requisites for course attendance (if applicable).
  • Have a Designer or Prototyping Subscription.

About CMC Financial Assistance

Assistance will be awarded based on proximity to the training course venue as follows:

  • Attendees who are traveling between 50 to 250 km (based on one-way travel to venue) are eligible for up to $700.00.
  • Attendees who are traveling over 250 km (based on one-way travel to venue) are eligible for up to $1000.00.
  • CMC will compensate attendees for all reasonable and approved expenses associated with travel, accommodations and meals; original receipts are required.

For an overview of approved expenses and related guidelines, please refer to the travel procedure.

  • Course fees will not be covered by CMC Microsystems. Each participant will be expected to pay their registration prior to attending the event.
  • CMC will not provide a subsidy for travel within 50 km of the conference venue.
  • Personal automobile use will be reimbursed at 0.55/cents per km up to a maximum of 1000 km.

Travel/Accommodation Arrangements

Attendees are responsible for booking their own travel and accommodations.

Payment of Financial Assistance

  • Will be processed after the completion of the training course.
  • All claims must be submitted to CMC Microsystems within fifteen (15) calendar days of the end of the course.
  • All documentation and original receipts (credit card receipts, credit card statements, Interac receipts, cancelled cheques and photocopies of receipts will not be accepted) should be submitted to Keri McDonald at:

    CMC Microsystems
    Attn: Finance Group
    945 Princess Street, Suite # 103
    Kingston, ON
    K7L 0E9

Should you have any questions regarding travel subsidies, please contact Keri McDonald at 613.530.4699 or


  1. The CMC Travel Procedure is in accordance with the CMC Travel Policy dated June 23, 1993 and approved by the Executive Committee of the Board.
  2. All internal travel will be arranged through CMC's travel coordinators with CMC's travel agency.
  3. All CMC external travellers will be offered travel arrangements through CMC's travel agency (Merit at 1-800-881-2375, ext. 7220) and are strongly encouraged to use this service.
  4. Should the traveller make other arrangements which result in higher costs, CMC is obligated to reimburse only the reasonable lower cost alternative.