In emerging countries, kidney disease accounts for over a million deaths a year. A lack of formal medical training, inadequate screening tools, limited funding and public awareness means that these populations are losing out on proper care. By focusing on prevention, education, collaboration, and awareness, there is hope for better treatments.

Bringing together the expertise of its members, ISN is building capacity for better prevention and effective treatments to reduce the impact of renal and associated diseases in the world, through a wide rage of application programs. 

Our programs are made up of several funded education and training opportunities and research grants for nephrologists around the world. Find out about the various grant application programs, eligibility and deadlines

Clinical Research: Apply by May 1
Continuing Medical Education: Apply at least three months before the meeting
Educational Ambassadors: Apply at least three months before the visit
Fellowship: Apply by October 1 or May 1
Sister Centers: Apply by October 1

Fellowship Program


The Fellowship Program gives physicians from emerging countries hands-on training in a developed renal center. Returning home, they share what they have learned, improve local care and start more ISN Programs. Deadline for applications: May 1 and October 1 each year.

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Supported with an unrestricted education grant

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