International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) Fellowship Program 2019

International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) Fellowship Program 2019

Deadline: October 1, 2019

Applications are open for the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) Fellowship Program 2019. The International Pediatric Nephrology Association has an established fellowship program to provide pediatricians who work far from a pediatric nephrology training center with training in order to disseminate knowledge of pediatric nephrology to different regions around the world.

Over 200 completed fellowships since 2003. Fellowships have been offered in 24 countries around the world. At the conclusion of the program, the trainees will be required to submit a report reviewing their training experience. This report is expected within the 3 months following the end of the training.

Financial Support

  • The total sum of the grant is in alignment with the length of the training and varies according to the anticipated expenses in the host country, as per World Bank data. Grants are intended to cover, or offset, all costs related to the Fellowship, including travel, accommodation and living expenses. The grant is intended to cover expenses of the fellow, not his/her family.
  • In order to receive your grant, you must fill out the payment request form and send it to the IPNA administrative office ([email protected]) Once reception of your payment form, you would receive your grant within the next 4 weeks. It is therefore advised that you take some spending money in order to cover your expenses upon your arrival.


  • Applicant should be at least 30 years old
  • Be living and working in a developing country (low, lower middle or upper middle economy according to the World Bank criteria)
  • Have received basic training in nephrology in your home country
  • Have been nominated by a Home Mentor and your Home Institution who guarantees your re-employment once training has been completed
  • You can be recommended by a senior nephrologist in your home country
  • You must have identified an appropriate Host Mentor and Institution with whom you have agreed on a suitable training plan
  • Your training plan must reflect the skills and knowledge that are required by your Home Institution and which you can implement on your return
  • You must understand and communicate in the host country’s language


All these documents must be ready and be in English:

  • Your resume (in PDF or JPG)
  • An official letter of recommendation by your pediatric program director (in PDF or JPG)
  • An official letter of acceptance by proposed training center (in PDF or JPG)
  • An official confirmation letter from Secretary General of the regional societies
  • A preliminary training plan
  • An official post training employment letter (PDF or JPG)

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For more information, visit IPNA Fellowship.