KCRNC-KCC-CUASF Research Grant

The Kidney Cancer Research Network of Canada (KCRNC) has entered into a collaboration with Kidney Cancer Canada and the Canadian Urological Association Scholarship Fund (CUASF) to provide financial support for research within the Canadian kidney cancer research community. Kidney Cancer Canada has received funding from the Warren Y. Soper Charitable Trust to fund kidney cancer research projects. The competition is for 1 grant for $100,000.


The proposals must be in the field of kidney cancer research. Basic science and clinical research projects will be accepted. Preference may be given to junior investigators and to new/pilot projects that have not been previously funded.

The study must be completed within 12 months of receipt of funding; renewals may not be considered. The proposed application should be a ‘stand alone’ project



  • Application Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023
  • Tentative Notification of Finalist: January 26, 2024 (date may be revised)
  • Tentative Finalists Presentation Date:  at the Canadian Kidney Cancer Forum |  February 8-10 2024 (exact date to be determined)
  • Submission of Research Update to KCRNC: 6 and 12 months following receipt of first funding payment
Kidney Cancer Canada