Grants & Funding

The Kidney STARS (Students and Residents) application is currently closed.

Kidney STARS (Students and Residents) Application

The goal of ASN Kidney STARS program is to stimulate interest in nephrology careers by targeting medical students, residents, and graduate students with an interest in nephrology but have not yet committed to applying to a fellowship.

In addition to tailored events and networking opportunities, this program provides $800 in travel support, complimentary registration to attend the ASN Annual Meeting at Kidney Week, in New Orleans, LA, and complimentary membership to the society.

The Kidney STARS application closed July 19, 2017. The application for next year's program will open in June 2018.

Schedule of Events

The following list includes all activities that are part of the Kidney STARS Program. Those marked with an asterisk (*) are only open to Kidney STARS award recipients.

Thursday, November 2
Welcome Breakfast*
6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. CDT
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, St. James Ballroom

Plenary Session
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. CDT
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Hall J

Nephrology Career Guidance Panel for Residents (Panelist bios)
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. CDT
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 283-285

ASN Kidney Week Welcome Reception
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CDT
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Exhibit Hall

Friday, November 3
Nephrology Career Guidance Panel for Medical Students (Panelist bios)
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. CDT
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 291-292

Nephrology Career Guidance Panel for Graduate Students (Panelist bios)
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. CDT
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 288-290

Saturday, November 4
Farewell Lunch with AAKP*
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, St. James Ballroom

In addition to the above activities, STARS recipients are also expected to attend activities with their assigned group and mentors.

Additional Kidney Week Resources

Questions? Email grants@asn-online.org.