Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited urology resident program and willing to spend at least 80 percent of his or her total time on the research project. Deviation from this requirement will result in discontinuation of funding.
The sponsoring institution must be an accredited medical research institution or department of urology within the geographic boundaries of the American Urological Association (AUA) Sections. The institution must sponsor the candidate by guaranteeing adequate support including responsibility for the adequacy of the environment, laboratory equipment, and supplies needed to perform the research. The sponsoring institution will be required to match the Urology Care Foundation's monetary support grant by providing $40,000 in matching support for salary and/or requisite supplies and equipment to complete the research.
The award will be for a period of one year.
Distribution of Funds
Payments in the amount of $20,000 each will be made on August 1 and February 1.