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ASTS Presidential Student Mentorship Grants

Submissions for the 2017 ASTS Research Grants will open on Monday, October 3, 2016.


ASTS is dedicated to providing exposure to the field of transplantation to medical students by supporting summer mentorship opportunities under the guidance of an ASTS member.


$3,500 paid in one installment to the Awardee’s institution.

Funds support

Stipend/salary support
No indirects will be paid

Applicant Eligibility

Please review these eligibility requirements carefully to ensure that you apply for an appropriate grant.

  • Medical Student with an interest in transplantation.
  • Proposed research project must be transplant related (clinical or basic science) and performed under the direction of an ASTS member.
Submission Requirements
  • A brief synopsis of your research (250 words maximum)
  • Narrative: 3 page maximum plus 1 page of graphics permitted. State the reason for applying for the grant, specific objectives for the duration of the grant, and future plans and goals.
  • Budget: 1 page maximum
  • Autobiography: 1 page maximum explaining your educational background, choice of career and interest in transplantation and research.
  • Letter of Support from an ASTS Member Sponsor
  • CV

Other Requirements

  • A report to the ASTS National Office must be submitted at the conclusion of the internship.
  • By submitting an application, you confirm that you understand any funding received may be subjected to any relevant Sunshine Act reporting.


Up to 4 grants available annually.

The funding of ASTS research grants is contingent upon the availability of funds and the receipt of qualified applications.