Allied Health

Allied Health Research Grants

The purpose of the Allied Health Research Grant is to encourage research relevant to clinical practice in the areas of nephrology and organ donation. Preference will be given to applications submitted by allied health professionals.

The award is for up to two years, to a maximum of $50,000/year. There must be a clearly demonstrated relevance of the project and its outcomes to the Mission of The Kidney Foundation. The research must be carried out in Canada.

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Allied Health Doctoral Fellowships

The Kidney Foundation of Canada offers a limited number of fellowships designed to provide for full-time academic and research preparation at the doctoral level. The objective of this program is to promote and enhance the development of nephrology allied health investigators in Canada. The award is for up to $31,000/year and is tenable in Canada or abroad (for programs outside Canada, the applicant must provide a statement indicating the intention to return to Canada).

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Allied Health Scholarships

The purpose of the Allied Health Scholarship award is to assist the student with a demonstrated interest in nephrology/organ donation in pursuing education at the Masters level to promote and enhance the development of nephrology allied health investigators in Canada.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • serve as a nephrology nurse or technician, social worker, dietitian, transplant coordinator or other allied health professional;
  • have a demonstrated commitment to the area of nephrology or organ donation with a focus on increasing the number of kidneys available for transplantation, in either direct clinical practice or research experience.  Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of two years full time equivalent experience;
  • have Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status;
  • be accepted in proposed course of full-time or part-time study;

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