KRESCENT 2016 – New Investigator and Post Doctoral Fellowship


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

Funding Availability

NI: $65,000, PD: $55,000 Annual Stipend without benefits

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Up to 3 years

Special Notes

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.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

How to Apply

The applicant must submit a PDF copy of the full application (including all addenda and signatures) by email to

For Questions, please contact

Christine Marquis
Coordinator, Research Grants & Awards
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
310-5160 Décarie Blvd.
Montréal, QC  H3X 2H9

Office of Research

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x52832

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