Summer Medical Student Fellowships
This fellowship program is designed to attract outstanding medical students to urologic research by engaging them in summer research fellowships alongside world-class urologic scientists. Awardees receive $4,000 stipends to support them during a ten-week mentored research experience.
Residency Research Awards
Residency Research Awards provide motivated and exceptional urology residents with mentored training to prepare them for careers that include urologic research. These awards provide up to $40,000 per year to conduct either six months or one year of research under the direction of an accomplished mentor. Sponsoring institutions provide matching funds and ensure that the awardee receives adequate research support.
Physician Scientist Residency Training Awards
This award supports an intensive, three-year research training program imbedded with urology residency to enable physician scientists to successfully compete for independent research funding later in their careers. Residency programs compete to become a program site, and eligible medical students are then invited to participate in an early, special residency match program for the approved site. The resident trainee receives $75,000 per year during the three-year research period along with exceptional mentorship and strong research skills.
Research Scholar Awards
Research Scholar Awards, our premier funding opportunity in urologic research, 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, or early career investigators who are in the first five years after beginning a faculty position. Sponsoring institutions provide matching funds and ensure that the scholar receives adequate research support.
Rising Stars in Urology Research Awards
Rising Stars Awards provide a total of up to $200,000 for up to five years of supplemental salary support to urologists who have successfully competed for career development awards from NIH or other major funding organizations. The award is intended to ensure that the salary compensation for these motivated individuals who have committed to careers in urologic research remain competitive with that of their clinical urology peers.
Visit AUA's Research homepage for more information.