SUFU in conjunction with the SUFU Foundation is pleased to support and fund grants in the area of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. The objective of the grants are to support the development of urologists in training and junior faculty.
Foundation research funds are made available to SUFU members (either the PI or a member of the research team needs to be a SUFU member). The Goal of a SUFU Foundation research grant is to support the development of residents, fellows and junior faculty and to support research that will have a positive impact on FPMRS. Completed research projects are required to be submitted for publication and presentation at a corresponding SUFU Winter Meeting.
2018 SUFU Foundation Grant Opportunities
SUFU Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 grant opportunities. Applications will be accepted from residents, fellows and junior faculty (<5 years since completion of training) pertaining to:
The study may be basic science or clinical in nature, with relevance to SUFU members. The principal investigator, co-investigator or mentor must be a SUFU member. The projects should be designed and conducted primarily by the resident, fellow (research must be substantially completed during training) or junior faculty submitting the proposal. The project duration is up to two years and should be focused on neurourology and lower urinary tract dysfunction. After completion, the results will be presented at a corresponding SUFU Winter meeting with manuscript submission to Neurourology and Urodynamics. Payment of grant will be through installments pending demonstration of successful progress of research.
The 2018 Grant submission deadline is September 28, 2018.
Based on the overall quality of the proposals, a SUFU designated committee will review the applications and grant initial funding by November 30, 2018.
Please publicize this RFA to interested residents, fellows or junior faculty and encourage them to apply for the available grants by September 28, 2018.
Please submit completed grant applications, along with all supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: all grant applications and supporting documents must be submitted in a single PDF. Grants that are not assembled into single document will not be accepted.
For questions or more information, please contact the SUFU Executive Office at email@example.com.