Research Grants

2016 Research Grant Applications

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased to announce the availability of grant support for junior faculty during the period beginning July 1, 2016.

Two types of one-year awards include:

  • Three (3) NKF Young Investigator Grants
  • One (1) Satellite Dialysis Clinical Investigator Grant of the NKF

Click here for eligibility requirements and instructions.  

Submit Your Application

Important Dates:

February 12, 2016: Application Deadline

Spring 2016: Notification of Awards

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017: Award Period


Past Grant Recipients

2015 Grant Recipients
2014 Grant Recipients
2013 Grant Recipients

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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
Bristol Myers Squibb
Victor Chaltiel Foundation
Fresenius Medical Care
Shaul G. Massry, MD
Pfizer Laboratories
Solomon Papper, MD
Patricia Welder Robinson
Donald Seldin, MD
George Schreiner, MD
Robert Schrier, MD
Hilda Gershon Sugarman