Research Scholar Awards

The AUA offers a portfolio of mentored research training awards to recruit outstanding young investigators into urologic research and foster their career success.

The Research Scholar Program, our premier funding opportunity, provides $40,000 per year for one- and two-year mentored training for:

  • Clinical and postdoctoral fellows who are no more than five years beyond completing a doctorate or residency
  • Early career investigators who are in the first five years after beginning a faculty position

The 2023 competition is now open! Letters of Intent are due by 5 pm ET Thursday, November 3, 2022. Proposals are due 5 pm ET Thursday, December 8, 2022. Please contact with any questions.

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View the 2023 Program Announcement and Application Agreement forms below:

2023 Research Scholar Award Program Announcement [pdf]
2023 Research Scholar Award Program Agreement [pdf]

2023 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards are sponsored by:

  • AUA Mid-Atlantic Section William D. Steers, MD Award
  • AUA New England Section Wyland F. Leadbetter, MD Award
  • AUA New York Section E. Darracott Vaughan, Jr., MD Award
  • AUA South Central Section
  • AUA Southeastern Section
  • AUA Western Section
  • Endourological Society Joseph Segura, MD Scholarship in Endourology and Stone Management
  • Endourological Society Raju Thomas, MD Award
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • Society of Urologic Oncology Specialized Programs of Research Excellence Award

View the listing of our recent Research Scholar Awards Recipients:
2022 - 2024, 2022 - 20232021 – 2023, 2021 – 2022, 2020 – 2022