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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 2019 Research Scholar Award competition is now closed. Please check back in summer 2019 for next year's competition. 

Nineteen Research Scholar Awards are available for 2019, sponsored by:

  • AUA Mid-Atlantic Section (one award)
  • AUA New England Section (one award)
  • AUA Northeastern Section (two awards)
  • AUA South Central Section (two awards)
  • AUA Southeastern Section (two awards)
  • AUA Western Section (one award)
  • Endourological Society Raju Thomas, MD (one award)
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (one award)
  • Genentech, Inc. (one award)
  • Indian American Urological Society Sakti Das, MD (one award)
  • The Joseph Segura Scholarship in Endourology and Stone Management (one award)
  • Robert J. Krane, MD (one award)
  • Societies of Pediatric Urology Sushil Lacy, MD (one award)
  • Society for Urologic Oncology (two awards)
  • Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction Hari Badlani (one award)

View the listing of our recent Research Scholar Awards Recipients:
2019 - 2021, 2019 - 20202018 - 20202018 - 2019, 2017 - 2019