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Reminder - KRESCENT 2014 Competition Announcement

Forwarded on behalf of the Grants Coordinators, Research Grant and Contract Services Please forward to interested faculty and/or students within your unit and post.

NOTE: These funding opportunities require 50% match funding confirmed at the application stage. Please refer to sponsor guidelines for details.

To interested researchers, please note:

  1. Research Grant and Contract Services internal deadlines for Comprehensive Review for these competitions are: noon, 10 working days before the sponsor deadlines.
  2. Research Grant and Contract Services internal deadlines for Institutional Review for these competitions iare: noon, 3 working days before the sponsor deadlines.
  3. When submitting an application for Institutional Review, be sure to include the appropriate Approval Form from your Department/Faculty with the application.
  4. Please notify a Grants Coordinator at Research Grant and Contract Services of your intent to apply to the upcoming competition(s).

Contact for Faculty of Medicine, Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, HKR, and Grenfell Campus is Vicki Gill,, 709-864-3045.
Contact for Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, and Marine Institute is Karen Follett,, 709-864-8252.
Contact for Faculty of Science, Business Administration, Education, School of Music, and the Labrador Institute is Tasha Harrold, , 709-864-4745.

Further details on processes for institutional review and approval are available at


2014 KRESCENT Competition - Request for Applications

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, The Canadian Society of Nephrology and the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes, are proud to announce the launch of the 10th year of the Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training (KRESCENT) program. They are currently inviting applications for the 2014 KRESCENT Competition for:

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowships
  • New Investigator Awards

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2014. For more information including application forms and guidelines, please visit site.

NOTE: Applications for an Allied Health Doctoral Award have to be submitted to The Kidney Foundation of Canada, deadline March 15, 2014.

If you have any questions please contact:

Wim Wolfs
Director, National Research Program
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Telephone: (514) 369-4806, ext. 225
Toll free: 1-800-361-7494

Please feel free to forward this e-mail to your colleagues.