The Association of VA Surgeons is pleased to announce the AVAS Resident Research Scholarship. This is a one-year award (with consideration for a possible extension to a second year) available to general surgical or surgical subspecialty residents with a faculty mentor who has at least a 5/8ths VA appointment. Research proposals in clinical outcomes, health services research, education research, basic science or translational research will be considered. The award is for $25,000 for one year.
Please click on the link below to download the full details of the application process. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2020 for the award starting July 1, 2021.
Note: The grant only allows for direct costs and a letter from your institution must be provided agreeing to this.
If you have any questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and to the Chair of the Research Committee, Dr. Jason S. Gold, at email@example.com.
Who is eligible?
General surgical or surgical subspecialty residents with a faculty mentor who has at least a 5/8ths VA appointment are eligible to apply.
When is the deadline?
The application process will open on September 1, 2020 and will end on December 1, 2020.
Note: The award winner will be announced at the 2021 AVAS Annual Meeting.