American Kidney Fund

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American Kidney Fund

6110 Executive Blvd., Ste. 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
Free: 800-638-8299
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.kidneyfund.org

American Kidney Fund's Patient Scholarship Program (Other/Scholarship

Purpose: To provide support for people with chronic kidney disease to further their education or vocational training as part of an effort to initiate, maintain or resume employment and independent living. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be individuals residing in the United States and who have been diagnosed with stage 3, 4, or 5 chronic kidney disease. Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated based on financial needs.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. To Apply: Applicants must submit application documenting: diagnosis of chronic kidney disease, acceptance by desired program, financial need, funding request including tuition bill; essay describing the effect of kidney disease on their lives; and how the proposed education or training program will enhance their ability to initiate, maintain or resume employment and independent living; reference from nephrology professional caring for the patient with an assessment of the patient's ability to maintain compliance with their treatment regimen while pursuing the educational or vocational program. Deadline: June 6.

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