Medical Student Research Grant

The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) recognizes the importance of fostering the development of surgeon scientists and innovative research in microsurgery and reconstructive surgery. The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery is committed to investing in the future of microsurgery and developing leaders in microsurgery and reconstruction.

The ASRM Medical Student Research Grant is intended to fund a research project to be completed during the three (3) summer months between a student’s first and second year in medical school. 


Applicants must be a medical student in a U.S. or Canadian Institution.

  • Principal Investigator must be an Active member of the ASRM
  • Recipient must present his/her research during the ASRM Annual Meeting directly following the end of the research grant term
  • Recipient must submit an article to the ASRM newsletter “Reconstructive Microsurgery” reporting on the conclusion of the research project.
  • Recipient must be able to attend the ASRM Annual Meeting held the January following the completion of the research grant term.
  • The grant recipient’s institution or program must fund the grant recipient to attend the ASRM Annual Meeting (inclusive of travel and accommodations). Registration fee will be waived.

This grant awards up to $2,500 for a three (3) month summer research project. No salary support for the Principal Investigator will be provided. Grant money cannont be used for Indirect Costs. 





Please email completed application to

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