Research Grants

2019 Young Investigator Research Grant

Young investigators are junior faculty who have been in their position for under four years at the time the grant begins. Applicants must have nephrology training.

Expected available grants for July 2019-June 2020 funding:

  • Three (3) NKF Young Investigator Grants 
  • One (1) Satellite Healthcare Clinical Investigator Grant of the NKF 
  • One (1) Chastain Renal Research Grant - open to applicants from Arkansas
  • One (1) Southeast Texas Research Grant - open to applicants from Texas
  • One (1) Krainin Memorial Young Investigator Award - open to applicants from the National Capital Area

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Application Deadline: February 8, 2019.

Download Eligibility & Instructions
All references should submit the NKF Research Grant Reference Form.
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Past Grant Recipients
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2015 Grant Recipients
2014 Grant Recipients
2013 Grant Recipients

Grant Recipient Success Stories
Dr. Benjamin Freedman, PhD - 2015

The National Kidney Foundation gratefully acknowledges that the NKF Young Investigator Grant Program is made possible by support from (or in honor of) the following organizations and individuals:

American Society of Nephrology
Victor Chaltiel Foundation
Shaul G. Massry, MD
Pfizer Laboratories
Solomon Papper, MD
Patricia Welder Robinson
Donald Seldin, MD
George Schreiner, MD
Robert Schrier, MD
Hilda Gershon Sugarman