Research Grant Opportunities

OTA Research Grant Policy and History (click here to review) 

  

Grant and Scholarship Opportunities


Resident Grant

Grant Cycle:  January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Application open

Resident grants up to $20,000 are available for clinical research or basic research projects. 

Eligibility: The principal investigator must be an orthopaedic resident (the co-principal investigator does NOT have to be a resident). Either the principal investigator, or co-principal investigator, must be an OTA member (in good standing). The research must be conducted in North America. 

Note: OTA Resident Grants will not be awarded to subsidize larger on-going research projects.


 

OTA International Grant Pre-proposal

Grant Cycle:  January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Application closed

Maximum funding up to $50,000 based on grant merit (covering direct cost) over 2 year period.

Eligibility: The principal investigator must be a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (in good standing) outside of North America and the research must be conducted outside of North America.

 


OTA Member Full Grant Pre-proposal

Grant Cycle:  January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Application closed

All directed-topic and general member grants (clinical and basic research) are competing for the same funding pool and therefore the best overall grants will receive funding.

The following grants are available for any research issue related to musculoskeletal trauma (excluding product development):

  1. Clinical Research Grants ($40,000/year maximum for up to 2 years)
  2. Basic Research Grants ($25,000/year maximum for up to 2 years)
  3. Directed Topic Research Grant ($50,000/year maximum for up to 3 years) in the following topics: 
  • Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Treatment and Prevention of Post-traumatic Arthritis after Articular Fractures
  • Systemic and Healing Response of Compromised Patient to Trauma-Elderly, Diabetic and Obese
  • Evaluation of Ability of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Open Fracture classification to Predict Amputation, Infection and Soft Tissue Coverage Procedures
  • Pain Management in Orthopaedic Trauma

Eligibility: Either the principal investigator, or co-principal investigator must be an OTA member in good standing. The research must be conducted in North America. You may apply in more than one grant category if applicable.

To review the complete research grant application guidelines click here

Members will be notified of invitations to submit full proposals by April 30, 2017


OTA Member Directed Topic Full Grant Proposal

“Hip Fracture patients treated with EXPAREL vs. the standard of care will have better outcomes”

Click Here for Research Aspects 

Grant Cycle:  June 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

Application closed

Funding: Total funding is $50,000 (Two payments of $25,000 over 18-moths cycle) and will include only direct costs.  No salary support will be allowed for participating surgeons.

Eligibility: Either the principal investigator, or co-principal investigator must be an OTA member. 


OTA Young Investigator Scholarhips 

Application: Closed

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OREF and OTA Trauma Grant

Application closed - must be submitted electronically through proposal Central

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