The 2009 National Kidney Foundation Adcock Ingram Group Research Grant with a total value of R50,000 over two years is now open for applications. Application forms can be requested from The Administrator, National Kidney Foundation via e-mail: nkfsa@mweb.co.za . The closing date for applications will be 31 July 2009.

The Charlotte Roberts Travel Award, valued at R20,000 is awarded every second year and is also now open for applications for 2009. Application forms can be requested from The Administrator, National Kidney Foundation via e-mail: nkfsa@mweb.co.zaThe closing date for applications will be 31 July 2009.



SHORT TERM RESEARCH GRANTS

• Short term research grants are offered annually over a period of one or two years. A notice will be displayed on the website during the first quarter of year. Notices will be sent to Heads of Renal and Transplantation Units and members of the NKF selection committee with information concerning the grants. Application forms will be available from the National Kidney Foundation by e-mail at nkfsa@mweb.co.za

CHARLOTTE ROBERTS TRAVEL AWARD

• The Charlotte Roberts Travel Award, valued at R20,000 is awarded biennially. The award is intended to enable junior research workers to travel abroad to learn new techniques, or to travel within South Africa for the same purpose. The award will also be advertised on the website when it becomes available.

NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION ADCOCK INGRAM GROUP RESEARCH AWARD

• The Group Research Award is offered annually over a period of two years with a value of R50,000. Only one award is made each year.


NOTICES concerning these grants will be sent to Renal and Transplantation Units. Application forms will be available to interested researchers by e-mail from nkfsa@mweb.co.za. The closing date for applications for all the above grants will be announced on the website. Names of successful candidates are announced approximately six weeks after the closing date.