Grants

Announcing the Winners of the ISN Fellowship Awards 2021

Every two years, at the occasion of the World Congress of Nephrology, the ISN Fellowship Committee recognizes a selection of recent and current ISN Fellows for their ongoing achievements. The ISN is pleased to announce three winners of the ISN Fellowship Awards 2021.  The ISN Fellowship Committee selected these winners based on the abstract accepted...

Two Weeks Left to Apply for an ISN Interventional Nephrology Scholarship

The deadline to apply for an ISN Interventional Nephrology (IN) Scholarship is April 1, 2021. Read the application guidelines here. The current process is for scholars to undertake training at an ISN-recognized Interventional Nephrology Training Center from July 2021 to February 2022. These centers were selected on their capacity to provide training in: Non-tunneled CVC placement Tunneled...

Apply For an ISN Fellowship Before May 1

The ISN Fellowship Program provides funding to young nephrologists from low and middle-income countries to receive hands-on training in advanced host institutions abroad. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021. Apply for an ISN Fellowship grant here. Applicants should provide a detailed training plan to help the ISN Fellowship Committee ascertain a match between the...

One Month Left to Submit a Proposal to the ISN Clinical Research Program

From 2016 – 2018, Clinical Research Program Grant Recipient, Alao Michael Abel from Nigeria, undertook a research project to determine the community-based prevalence of CKD using cystatin C-based eGFR of the pediatric population in Ogbomoso, Southwest Nigeria. Watch the video here.  Proposals for the ISN Clinical Research Program must be submitted to an ISN Regional Coordinator for...

Apply for an IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship

The IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship is a region-specific scholarship for young nephrologists living and working in China who plan to train in clinical nephrology. Find out more and apply here. The International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN), ISN, and the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology (HKSN) jointly support three-month scholarships in China or Hong-Kong. In 2020, the ISN awarded...

Virtual Learning Sessions Host ISN Educational Ambassador Training Program in Egypt

The ISN Educational Ambassador (EA) Program endorsed a critical care training program in Egypt between December 31, 2020, and January 9, 2021, at Talkha Central Hospital, Dakahlia, Egypt. Access extracts of the program here. International speakers from the USA, UK, and UAE were invited to share in the educational activities, and professors in renal pathology from...

New: Interventional Nephrology Training Centers and Scholarships

The ISN has selected 12 centers to become ISN Interventional Nephrology (IN) Training Centers.  The ISN warmly congratulates the selected centers listed below and extends thanks to the Interventional Nephrology Working Group and ISN Programs Chair, David Harris, for helping with the selection process. Zenith Medical and Kidney Center, Nigeria, Africa All India Institute of Medical Sciences,...

Get Support For Your 2021 Research Project: Apply to the ISN Clinical Research Program

The ISN Clinical Research Program supports research and education programs in low-to-middle income countries that help detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as CKD, AKI, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. The deadline for online submission of proposals is May 1, 2021. Proposals are reviewed by an ISN for approval before they are submitted online. To...

ISN Granting Programs Adapting and Innovating Throughout 2020

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, ISN granting programs continued to thrive by adapting to different ways of collaborating, and launching new initiatives. Fellowships In January, ISN announced its first Detlef Schlöndorff Fellow, set up in honor of the late, influential nephrologist and former Editor of Kidney International. Dr. Etienne Ntabanganyimana, from the Gihundwe Hospital in Rwanda, was selected...

WATCH THE FULL NEPHKIDS 2020 WEBINAR SERIES ON THE ISN ACADEMY

Nephkids, launched in 2016, is an annual meeting organized by past ISN Fellow, Dr. Sudha Ekambaram, from Mehta Multispeciality Hospital in Chennai, India, as part of activities developed through the Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program between Mehta Multispeciality Hospital and the Home, Independent Dialysis and Transition Services at Metro North Hospital and Health Services...