Access to Grants & Research

We encourage and connect you with the latest research.

Masters Grant

The RMTBC will prove one time funding up to $14,000 for master’s students in programs with significant research components that contribute to the profession by advancing knowledge through the candidates’ research.

Seed Grant

RMTBC will provide funding for research projects that further the development of the art and science of massage and add to the overall massage therapy body of knowledge and research as practiced by RMTs in BC. Four (4) grants of $4000.00 are available annually.

Student Scholarship

Each year, student members attending a member school are eligible to compete for a scholarship award of $500.00. The essay submission is based on a chosen topic related to the profession of Registered Massage Therapy.

Student Case Study Awards

Established to recognize those individuals whose work helps development of scientific inquiry as a feature of the profession. Student members attending a member school are eligible to compete for the Student Case Study Awards. The awards, given annually are in the amounts of $2000 First Place, $1000 Second Place and $500 Third Place.

Current Research

Access to reputable sources such as the International Journal of Massage Therapy and Bodywork.

Access to the RMTBC Library

The RMTBC has an extensive library. Each year, many quality books are added that can assist you to improve your practice. Books can be picked up at the office, or we will mail them to you upon request.

Public Surveys

These bring valuable information on the public’s knowledge and perception of the profession. These surveys are an important tool that enables the Association to better serve you and represent the profession to government and other stakeholders.