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The Karen L. Campbell, PhD, Travel Support Program for Fellows application is currently closed.

Karen L. Campbell, PhD, Travel Support Program for Fellows Application

Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

The Karen L. Campbell, PhD, Travel Support Program for Fellows is offered to help nephrology fellows in North or Central America attend the ASN Annual Meeting, held October 25-28, 2018, at ASN Kidney Week in San Diego, CA. Award recipients receive a $1,000 travel stipend and complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting.

The program is named for former ASN Executive Director, Karen L. Campbell, PhD.

In addition to this program, ASN offers travel support and complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting to five nephrology fellows in Central America, South America, or Spanish-speaking countries of North America, and three nephrology fellows from the United States or Canada that are underrepresented minorities, as defined by the Association of American Medical Colleges, as a part of the William E. Mitch, III, MD, FASN International Scholars Program. For more information on the William E. Mitch, III, MD, FASN International Scholars Program or to apply, please visit the Mitch program page.

Postdoctoral fellows within their first two years of training are also welcome to apply to the ASN Kidney STARS Program. For more information on the program or to apply, please visit the STARS program page.

Eligibility

To receive travel support, a recipient must:

  1. Be a current ASN member (Fellow/Trainee Membership Type) as of June 25, 2018.
  2. Be enrolled in an accredited nephrology fellowship training program at the time of Kidney Week 2018.
  3. Agree to mentor a group of students or residents on-site at ASN Kidney Week (details provided after acceptance).

Fellows are eligible for free ASN membership. For membership information, visit www.asn-online.org/membership/.

Application

To apply, a candidate must:

  1. Log into the application using an ASN ID.
  2. Complete the information section of the application, including demographics, training level, etc.
  3. Complete a 200 word essay.
  4. Upload a CV.

A CV must be submitted as part of the online application. Applications received without CVs will not be processed.

Deadline: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. EDT

NOTE: Travel support applicants may apply to any and all travel support opportunities (if eligible); however, only one award will be given per person. All applicants will be notified within six weeks of the application deadline.