Aim

  1. Encourage young members of the Society to conduct studies and present their research in the international meetings.
  2. Provide financial support for young nephrologists, nurses and nephrology-related allied health professionals to attend international nephrology meetings for educational purposes.

Qualifying criteria

  1. a. Medical Officers/ Residents/ Resident Specialists who must be a Nephrology trainee or fellow, and a full member of the Society, or
    b.Associate members of the Society .
  2. Age 40 or below on the first day of the meeting
  3. First and presenting author of an abstract accepted for either oral or poster presentation in a recognized international / regional nephrology meeting (see appendix) or in any other international meetings with high relevancy to nephrology, subject to the discretion of the society

Amount of Scholarship

  1. Meetings outside South-East Asia, Japan and South Korea: HK$20,000
  2. Meetings in Japan and South Korea: HK$12,000
  3. Meetings in South East Asia, outside Hong Kong / Macau / Taiwan: HK$10,000
  4. Meetings in Taiwan: HK$7,200
  5. Meetings in Hong Kong / Macau: registration fees only

Quota of scholarship available:

Ten per Society-year, and not more than 3 for each individual meeting.
Each member is only eligible for ONE scholarship per Society-year.

Priority for selection when number of candidates exceeds quota (in descending order):

  1. Oral > poster presentation
  2. Not having received this scholarship before
  3. Nephrology trainee > Nurse / Medical Technologist / Scientist / Allied Health Professional > Fellow
  4. Time of submission of application to the council

Rules for application

  1. Fill in the application formthat may then be handed in by hand/post/fax together with a copy of the abstract and the abstract acceptance letter. The abstract acceptance letter may be submitted at a later date when available.
  2. The application has to be supported by the head of the Division of Nephrology of the corresponding hospital.
  3. The successful applicant is not allowed to receive any other sponsorship on the same event, whether partial or full. Failure to observe will lead to disqualification.

No applicant would be granted the scholarship for more than 2 consecutive Society-year