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Urology Care Foundation Research Awards

The American Urological Association (AUA) is committed to supporting urologic research through funding, advocacy and scholarly exchange. Through our Research Scholars Program and other funding awards, the AUA and Urology Care Foundation have been providing support to young urology researchers for more than 35 years.

These awards are important to innovative urologic research because they provide an opportunity for young scientists to begin a strong career in urologic research excellence at a time when many urology departments across the country are faced with budget challenges that limit quality research opportunities. Many of our scholars remain active in academic urology today, continuing to build upon the foundation of experience and knowledge gained during their research fellowships.

2015 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars Program

2015 Research Scholars Program – NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES!

The competition is underway for the 2015 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars Program, and the AUA is proud to announce that the program recently established four new endowments! The AUA Western Section and the Society for Urologic Oncology (SUO) each established second endowment funds. The Indian American Urological Association (IAUA) established two funds to support the Indian American Urological Association/Sakti Das, MD Research Scholar Award and the Indian American Urological Association/Kailish Kedia, MD Research Scholar Award.

There will be at least 17 funding opportunities available, including four awards (three 2-year awards and one 1-year award) that are available for research in neurotoxins and other areas related to neurourological conditions of the bladder. These awards are made possible through the generous support of The Allergan Foundation.

The AUA Mid-Atlantic Section, AUA South Central Section, AUA Western Section, and the AUA Southeastern Section will sponsor 2015 Research Scholars.

The Center for Prostate Disease Research will sponsor an investigator working in prostate cancer research. 

The Kidney Cancer Association will support a scholarship for an investigator working in the field of kidney cancer/renal cell carcinoma.

The Urology Care Foundation will also offer an unrestricted one- or two-year award in urology research.

There are three international funding opportunities available! The Joseph Segura Scholarship in Endourology and Stone Management is available in 2015 to domestic and international investigators performing basic, translational or clinical research in urolithiasis, endourology and stone management. Both the IAUA Sakti Das, MD and the Kailish Kedia, MD Research Scholars Awards are also open to international applicants.

The application deadline is September 4, 2014. Please contact Jessica Ames with any questions.


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