2016 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Program

The 2016 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Program Includes Opportunities in Endourology and Stone Disease Research, including International Researchers!

Two excellent opportunities are available this year for research in the critical areas of Endourology and stones research:

  • The newly endowed Endourological Society Research Scholar Award. Thanks to the support of the Endourological Society and the AUA, a the new Endourological Society Research Scholar Endowment Fund has been established and is accepting applicants for its inaugural awardee.
  • The Joseph Segura Research Scholar Award in Endourology and Stone Management

The 2016 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Program competition is open! At least 27 awards are available for the 2016 competition, a record high and the leading funding opportunity available through the Urology Care Foundation. Funding is available for research training in all urologic disease areas and across all research types: basic, translational, clinical, and health services/outcomes. Some awards focus on the following specific research areas:

Interstitial Cystitis
Pediatric Urology
Sexual Medicine
Urologic Oncology


The 2016 competition will also include awards sponsored by some of the 15 new endowments that have been established over the past two years. We thank the AUA and these organizations for their support of the 2016 competition!

AUA Northeastern Section
AUA South Central
AUA Southeastern Section
AUA Western Section


Chesapeake Urology Associates
Endourological Society
Indian American Urological Association – Sakti Das, MD


Sexual Medicine Society of North America
Society for Pediatric Urology – Sushil Lacy, MD
Society of Urologic Oncology

Research Scholar Awards are granted based on the objective evaluation of all aspects of eligibility criteria, scientific review, and the financial portfolio available at the time the grants are finalized by the Urology Care Foundation. The Urology Care Foundation reserves the right for final approval for any/all awards provided through the program.

Research Scholar Program information and the application portal are available online. The application deadline is September 9, 2015. A letter of intent is strongly encouraged, but not required, and is due on August 12, 2015. Please direct any questions to .