March 10, 2021
Education & Travel Grants Program (2021 update to include Virtual Conferences)

 Objective:
The purpose of the Canadian Association of Nephrology Dietitians’ Education & Travel Grants Program is to support CAND members in pursuit of advancing their knowledge and understanding of renal nutrition.
Funding Availability:
Funding for this program is reviewed on an annual basis and set after budgetary considerations. For the 2021 fiscal year, education funds continue to be available to support members, including virtual conferences. *Please note a maximum amount of $1000 per person will be awarded.
Eligibility:
The Canadian Association of Nephrology Dietitians’ Executive will review applications and determine which applicants will be eligible for the grant.
1. Applicant(s) must be a member of the DC Canadian Association of Nephrology Dietitians’ Network for at least two years OR a newsletter subscriber for at least 5 years.
2. Applicant(s) must state their objectives for attending the event/activity.
3. Preference will be given to applicant(s) who
 are members of Dietitians of Canada
 are presenting original research or abstracts
 have volunteered with the CAND network
 have not received an education/travel grant in the past.
4. Grants will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis to those who complete the application form and meet the criteria as specified above. Please note: If you are planning to present research/abstract later in the year, please submit your application form as early as possible to ensure that you will be eligible for funds.
Release of Funds:
Funding will be provided to the successful applicant(s) once the following requirements are met:
1. Proof of attendance at the event or activity has been submitted to the CAND Co-chairs for
Executive records.
2. The applicant(s) summarize at least 2 sessions that he/she attended and submit summaries to
the CAND Newsletter Editor to be included in the quarterly newsletter.
*Please note: If these requirements are not completed within 2 months after the event/activity has taken place, the Executive reserves the right to withdraw funding support.

For Travel Grant application, click here