The International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis is pleased to offer fellowships for developing countries students. These fellowships are awarded for awareness of peritoneal dialysis.
The purpose of the scholarship is to promote the awareness of peritoneal dialysis by encouraging qualified individuals to extend their knowledge and expertise of peritoneal dialysis by visiting a center of excellence for up to 3 months. The Awards Committee reviews the applications with respect to merit, appropriateness, facility to be visited, the supervising physician at the facility, and geographic distribution of applicants. Preference is given to promotion of peritoneal dialysis in developing countries.
Each award recipient is expected to submit a brief summary of their experience within 3 months after completion of the visit and how they feel their experience will assist them on their return to their home institution and country. The report should be sent to the Chairman of the ISPD Scholarship Committee.
ISPD Scholarships Eligibility
Applications are encouraged from developing countries. ISPD members as well as non-members may apply. From developed countries, only individuals younger than 40 years of age are eligible.
Value of Award
- Awards are given for up to $3000 for 2 to 3 months of study. The funds are to be used to support travel and living expenses and for educational expenses during the visit to the host institution.
- Awards for shorter stays will be considered if applicants have specific and defined goals and objectives that they would like to pursue as a host institution.
How to Apply for ISPD Scholarships
Applicants have to complete an application form, together with an application letter justifying the application, a curriculum vitae, a letter of acceptance from the institution to be visited, and a letter from the home institution director / supervisor supporting the application via e-mail.
Applications should be sent to:
For more information, visit the ISPD Scholarships.
- 15th April 2019
- 30th September 2019