The PFD Research Foundation together with the June Allyson Foundation has awarded over $2 million in grants to AUGS members since 1998. The Foundation serves the medical profession by supporting promising, innovative research regarding the causes, prevention, cure and treatment of pelvic floor disorders.
Foundation research funds are made available to qualified AUGS members to pursue their research question. Goals of the mentored research grant program are to support the pilot projects to help fulfill the PFD Research Foundation mission of supporting novel clinical, translational, and bench research directions and enabling junior investigators to obtain future independent funding for research focused on female pelvic medicine.
Applicants can submit proposals for the following research awards:
PFD Research Foundation Fellow Research Award: A two-year grant awarded to a fellow for clinical/patient-oriented, educational, or lab-based/basic science research.
PFD Research Foundation Faculty Research Award: A two-year grant awarded to a junior faculty or affiliate member for clinical/patient-oriented, educational, or lab-based/basic science research.
June Allyson Memorial Fund Research Award: A two-year grant awarded to a fellow for lab-based/basic science research.
2022 Grants Process Timeline
Call for Applications Opens: January 24, 2022
Application Deadline: March 14, 2022
Grant Review Process: March 15 – April 29, 2022
Grant Notification: June 1, 2022
Grant Award Period: June 2022 – June 2024