The Kidney Foundation of Canada

Allied Health

Allied Health Doctoral Fellowships


Allied Health Doctoral Fellowship Policies 2019

Policy on Indirect Costs of Research

The Art of Grantsmanship: (Helpful pointers on preparing funding applications.)


Allied Health Doctoral Fellowship Application 2019

CV Module 2019


Allied Health Scholarships: March 15, 2019

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/organ donation 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).




Please ensure that you are using the current Kidney Foundation of Canada Allied Health Doctoral forms as no other form will be accepted for this competition.

Highlights for 2019 Allied Health Doctoral Fellowships Competition

KFOC CV & Canadian Common CV (CCV)

KFOC will accept only the KFOC CV and PDF copies of CIHR’s Canadian Common CV for the 2019 competition. No other CV formats will be accepted and the application will be removed from the competition if another CV format is included.

Email Submission of Application

All applications and Sponsor’s assessment forms must be submitted electronically by the deadline date, March 15, 2019 by 11:59 pm EST to

Official transcripts must be courier-stamped by the deadline date March 15 and forwarded to the KFOC in the original sealed envelope from the institution.

Applications can only be submitted by email.

Incomplete / Unacceptable Applications

In order to maintain the principle of fairness to all applicants, regulations must be adhered to in the preparation of Allied Health Doctoral Fellowship application. Non adherence to the Policies and Checklist will lead to rejection (without appeal) of the application. Requiring adherence to the regulations have the advantage of being unambiguous for applicants, easily enforceable by staff and/or review panels, and fair and equitable for all applicants.

KRESCENT Doctoral Award

Though applicants at all stages of their Ph.D. studies are eligible for funding, The Kidney Foundation wishes to give priority to applicants who have completed their comprehensive examinations at the time of the commencement of the award.

Applicants who have completed their comprehensive examination(s) are eligible to receive a KRESCENT doctoral award (for information, which would replace the KFOC Allied Health Doctoral award. On an annual basis, the highest scoring candidate in the Allied Health Doctoral award competition will be nominated for a KRESCENT Doctoral Award by the peer review committee, if the application scores in the “excellent” category.  The recipient of a KRESCENT doctoral award will participate in the KRESCENT program, including the core curriculum and workshops, and will receive salary funding for up to 3 years, according to KRESCENT guidelines (see Curriculum).