Guidelines & Eligibility
The complete Fellowship Guidelines are available to download.
If you can answer positively to all these questions, you are ready to proceed with your application:
- Are you below 40 years old? If you are between 40 and 45, you can only apply for a short-term fellowship.
- Are you living and working in a developing country (low, lower middle or upper middle economy according to the World Bank criteria)?
- Have you received basic training in nephrology in your home country?
- Are you nominated by a home mentor and your Home Institution who guarantees your re-employment once training has been completed?
- Can you be recommended by two senior nephrologists in your home country?
- Are you endorsed by the national society of nephrology in your home country?
- Have you identified an appropriate Host Mentor and Institution with whom you have agreed a suitable training plan?
- Does your training plan reflect the skills and knowledge that are required by your home Institution and which you can implement on your return?
- Can you understand and communicate in the host country’s language?
- Are you willing to guarantee your return to your home country within three months of completing the training (otherwise all funds received from ISN must be refunded)?