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The general purpose of the bursary is to assist kidney patients and their family members to further their education and/or training.

  • The total funds available are $2,000 annually. Four (4) awards of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) each may be awarded each year.

  •  A bursary may be awarded to an individual a maximum of two (2) times.

  • No application may be made by a member of Kidney Foundation staff, Board Members selection committee or immediate family of such members.

APPLICATION FORM - Submit by June 14th

  • The Criteria
    The bursaries will be awarded according to the criteria established and approved by the Atlantic Canada Branch.
    • Selection of bursary recipients will be on the basis of their academic achievement, leadership, financial need and professional goals.
    • Any kidney patient, the spouse of a kidney patient, or a dependent child of a kidney patient may apply for a bursary. A kidney patient is defined as one on any mode of dialysis, is transplanted or has been diagnosed with chronic renal disease.
    • The applicant must be a permanent resident of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador or Prince Edward Island.
    • All post-secondary programs must be approved and recognized by accredited institution.
    • The selection committee will choose the recipients based on the applications submitted by June 15th and according to the approved criteria
  • Application Procedures
    • Applications must be completed and emailed to rosanna.mitchell@kidney.ca on or before June 14th of the year in which the bursary is to be awarded.
    • Bursary funds will only be issued when a copy of tuition payment is received by The Kidney Foundation Atlantic branch office.
    • The applicant must agree to his/her name being used in any media form.
  • Payment
    • Cheques will be made out directly to post-secondary institutions on behalf of the recipient. Payment of the bursary will be discussed further upon notification of acceptance.
  • Privacy Statement
    The Kidney Foundation uses personal information to record information from students that is needed to process applications and award bursaries. We do not release information to other fundraising organizations or to commercial enterprises. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.


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