Humanitarian Scholarships

The OTA is excited to announce two new Humanitarian Scholarships!


The OTA will award two scholarships to eligible orthopaedic surgeons from countries with limited resources. These scholarships are merit based and will be awarded to the primary author of the selected abstracts submitted to the OTA Annual Meeting. Applicants will be ranked on the quality of their abstract as well as their potential contribution to the development of orthopaedic care in their home country. Funding will cover travel to the OTA Annual Meeting as well as a 3 to 5 day observership at a US Institution.


This scholarship is open to individuals from low to low-middle income countries only. These countries are determined by the World Bank classification of economies.


Individuals should have completed their Orthopaedic training, and should show promise as leaders, educators, and researchers. 


All abstract submissions must be done through the OTA abstract submission site.

The submission site closes on the 26th of January. Applicants must also complete an online application by the 26th of January.


Contact the OTA at with any questions.