General Application Instructions
The Urology Care Foundation requires Applicants to contact the AUA Office of Research by email at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to request an application package. The application package will consist of the following:
To apply for an award, the Applicant must complete the Applicant Information Form and the Application Agreement Form, and submit the documents listed on the Application Checklist on pages 11-12 within the Program Announcement. The Application Agreement Form must be signed by the Applicant, department chair and sponsoring institution representative. Contact information for the grant administrator at the institution must also be provided.
Project Termination and Change of Institution
Any personnel or location changes that occur after the award announcement or during the course of the fellowship must be reported to and approved by the Urology Care Foundation. Unexpended funds in terminated projects must be returned to the Urology Care Foundation. Scholarship support will terminate on the date the Mentor or Scholar ceases to work at the research institution, unless advanced permission for transfer has been authorized by the Urology Care Foundation.
The Urology Care Foundation does not discriminate as to age, race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship or national origin in the employment and promotion of staff or in the selection of participants in Urology Care Foundation award programs.
Certification of Human Subjects
If activities involving human subjects are planned during the proposed research, Applicants must provide a current letter of approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) in the application package.
Certification of Vertebrate Animals
If activities involving vertebrate animals are planned during the proposed research, Applicants must provide a current letter of approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) in the application package.
All communication regarding the Urology Care Foundation/Ferring Pharmaceuticals Urology Research Success Award in Prostate Cancer Research program, including the application process should be directed to:
Jessica Ames, MS
Research Grants Coordinator
Urology Care Foundation
1000 Corporate Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090
Toll Free (U.S. only): 1-866-746-4282 (ext. 3762)