The Kidney Foundation of Canada, The Canadian Society of Nephrology and the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes
For More Information
For more information, please go to the KRESCENT website.
The KRESCENT program New Investigator Award is awarded to individuals who have clearly demonstrated excellence during their pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training in kidney disease.
A KRESCENT program Post-Doctoral Fellowship is an “in-training” award intended for applicants with a PhD, MD or equivalent degree. The objective is to attract and foster young investigators to initiate and/or continue training in kidney research.
New Investigator (NI): within the first three years of their first faculty appointment (assistant professor level or equivalent) at the time the Award commences, who have a MD and/or PhD New Investigator
NI and Post Doctoral: Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant at time of application
NI: $65,000, PD: $55,000 Annual Stipend without benefits
Up to 3 years
For both the NI and PD, stipends are valued in Canadian dollars and are taxable. It is expected that 50% of the award will be contributed by the KRESCENT Program and 50% will be contributed by the host institution.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
How to Apply
The applicant must submit a PDF copy of the full application (including all addenda and signatures) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org