Deadline:

October 1, 2019.

Location:

At IPNA training centers that are located around the world.

Description

IPNA Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship

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.

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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.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • medicine.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

See here list of developing countries.

Program Period

12 months

  • You may apply for an extension of your training at the host institution if the Home and Host Mentors feel this is necessary for a successful completion or your training plan.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

To be eligible for the IPNA Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, the applicants must meet the following standards:

  • Be at least 30 years old
  • Living as well as 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
  • Nominated by a Home Mentor and Home institution who guarantees your re-employment after the completion of your training.
  • Recommendation from a senior Nephrologist from your home country
  • Further, have approval from Host Mentor and Institution
  • Understand and communicate in the Host country’s language
  • However, applicants with previous experience in pediatric nephrology outside their home countries are not eligible for Fellowship.
  • IPNA strongly advise you to look for information about practical issues (tax, housing, transportation, security) in the host city prior to applying.

If you satisfy these criteria, then the fellowship training will only be validated if you are in one of IPNA training centres. You can download the IPNA training centres list from here

Only 1 fellowship can be given.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

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.

How to Apply

First Step:

Applicants may submit an application for IPNA Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship program online. The applicants will require to submit an online registration form where they must submit their personal information as well as provide required documentation which includes:

  • The completed and duly signed the application form (online)
  • A Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • An acceptance letter from the Host Institution
  • A letter of recommendation from nephrologist in your Home Institution (or country).
  • A letter from your Home Institution guaranteeing re-employment.
  • Applicant’s letter and training plan describing the goals and objectives and how the training will benefit and impact the Home country and Institution. The letter should explain how the training will benefit your Home country and Host Institution

Second Step: for more information, contact

Contact: 
IPNA Administrative Office
c/o C-IN
5. května 65
140 21 Prague, Czech Republic
Tel +420 261174313

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This Scholarship Published by:
Abdel Haliem Abass/ Egypt

Reviewed by “ Ahmed Hussein / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team