KFOC/NBHRF- KRESCENT Allied Health Doctoral Award

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Requirements Guide

The KRESCENT Program Allied Health Doctoral Fellowships is supported by the NBHRF and The Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC)

The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC) are pleased to offer the following opportunity:

The KRESCENT Program Allied Health Doctoral Award designed to provide for full-time academic and research preparation at the doctoral level. The objective of this program is to promote and enhance the development of nephrology / organ donation allied health investigators in Canada.  The 2012-2017 Awards Competitions are expected to fund awards to the following maximum:   $31,000/year.   The Kidney Foundation wishes to give priority to applicants who have completed their comprehensive examinations at the time of the commencement of the award.  The recipient of a KRESCENT doctoral award will participate in the KRESCENT program, including the core curriculum and workshops, and will receive salary funding for up to 3 years, according to KRESCENT guidelines (see Curriculum).


To be eligible, the applicant:

  • Must be supervised by a faculty member at a New Brunswick University or Institute
  • Must be enrolled in a PhD program at a New Brunswick institution and be conducting kidney research
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Application Process

Candidates must apply to the KFOC KRESCENT Program regular research grants competition.  Candidates must also notify NBRRF of their KRESCENT application by email and attach all documents and materials submitted to the regular KRESECNT competition.  The NBHRF/KRESCENT will make awards to the top ranked application and will work with institutions in New Brunswick to administer awards. 

Application Instructions At-A-Glance

1. Complete the regular KRESCENT program grant application via the KFOC website.

  • Applicants will be required to meet the eligibility requirements of and follow the KFOC grant application process as outlined on the KFOC website at http://www.krescent.ca/page.aspx?pid=851.   Deadline each year is normally March 15.

2. NBHRF Requirements and Common CV

KFOC/NBHRF – KRESCENT Allied Health Doctoral Award applicants are to advise NBHRF by email at grants@nbhrf.com of submission of their application, and attach to the email the documentation submitted with the KRESCENT grant application

A completed Common CV must be created (and/or updated) in the Canadian Common CV system using the template entitled "NBHRF Template"for the applicant and their supervisor(s) as part of the KFOC/NBHRF – KRESCENT Allied Health Doctoral Award application process. Using the CV Funding option, select Funding Source NBHRF, and then selectCV Type NBHRF Template. This is the version that must be sent to NBHRF by email (grants@nbhrf.com).

Please note that a “Draft” CCV will not be accepted as part of your application.  Please ensure that you
upload the correct version of your CCV in your NBHRF application. 


The peer review process of the KFOC and/or the KRESCENT Program will be utilized to assess the merit of applications submitted to the program.  Notification letters will be issued by The Kidney Foundation of Canada. 

Final Report

Grant Recipients are required to submit a Final Report within 90 days of the project end date by completing the NBHRF final report form found by logging into your NBHRF account.    
If the project has been funded by a national agency, a copy of the agency's final report must also be included with the final report submission. Also please submit the financial statement for this account from your institution’s financial services department.  It must be uploaded as an attachment using the “Browse” button on the form.