The ERA-EDTA has decided, again this year, to award 90 travel grants to the authors of the highest scoring abstracts in the various categories to attend the Milan Congress. The Presenting Authors must be 40 years old or younger on December 31, 2020.

All awardees will receive:
a) Free ERA-EDTA membership (category C);
b) A grant for EUR 500, except for the Presenting
Authors of the best abstracts from each category who will receive a grant of EUR 1,000.

The Presenting Authors of the two best abstracts for each category, independently of age, will also receive a diploma.

To apply, please fill in the appropriate fields during the abstract submission.

Help us help!

Similarly to what was done at the 2019 ERA-EDTA Congress in Budapest, also for Milan in 2020 4 special travel grants of EUR 600 will be given to 4 young authors of accepted abstracts, thanks to the generous contribution of all the congress members who made small purchases (mugs, t-shirts, etc) at the ERA-EDTA shop during last year Congress.

Your help is essential for helping young nephrologists grow!

We “ASQ” for your help for young nephrologists living in low income countries

ERA-EDTA has circulated an electronic feedback questionnaire aimed at collecting impressions, suggestions and remarks from congress members of the last six ERA-EDTA Congresses.

Based on the final number of feedback questionnaires completed following the 2019 ERA-EDTA Congress in Budapest, ERA-EDTA will offer congress grants to young nephrologists living in low income countries (GPD USD 10,000) to attend the ERA-EDTA Congress in Milan. The winners will be chosen among those who have submitted an abstract that is then accepted for presentation at the Congress.

This initiative, known as Altruistic Support by Questionnaire (ASQ), has become part of the exclusive ERA-EDTA advantages for young nephrologists living in developing countries all over the world where there is a greater need for education and scientific updates.

The Presenting Authors must be 45 years old or younger on December 31, 2020.

To apply, please fill in the appropriate fields during the abstract submission process.



If you are 40 years old or younger, and your abstract is considered one of the best ones submitted to the last three ERA-EDTA Congresses, you could win the ERA-EDTA Stanley Shaldon Award for Young Investigators.

The winner will receive the award during the Welcome Ceremony of the annual ERA-EDTA Congress.

The award consists of a special invitation to participate in the ERA-EDTA Congress in which the award is given; 3 years of ERA-EDTA membership (category B); an ex-officio position in the Young Nephrologists Platform Board and a prize of EUR 10,000. Do not miss this unique opportunity to submit your abstract to the ERA-EDTA!

For more information you can go to the ERA-EDTA website at this link


A 1-year free ERA-EDTA membership will automatically be given to the 30 people who have submitted an accepted abstract to an ERA-EDTA Congress. Only young people (40 years of age) who are already ERA-EDTA members (category B) as well as YNP members can receive this free ERA-EDTA membership.

More information will be available during the abstract submission procedure.

  • Travel grant application deadline

    January 17, 2020

  • Notification of travel grant acceptance/rejection

    March 25, 2020