Research Grant Opportunities

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

  

Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

 


OTA Resident Grant

Grant Cycle:  Jan 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019

Application open - deadline June 11, 2018

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, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Application Closed - Deadline: March 12, 2018 

Maximum funding up to $30,000 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/AOTNA Members Directed Topic Pre-proposal

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

Application Closed- Deadline: March 12, 2018

Available Funding: $50,000 per year, maximum 2-year funding cycle ($100,000 maximum) in following directed topics:

  • Clinical Patient-centered outcomes
  • Clinical or Basic Science Musculoskeletal infection

Eligibility: Between the principal investigator and co-principal investigator, membership in both organizations must be fulfilled OTA and AO. The research must be conducted in North America. 

To review the complete research grant application guidelines click here

Members will be notified of invitations to submit full proposals by April 30, 2018

Awarded members will be notified by November 30, 2018

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AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinical Scholar Career Development Program - OTA Young Investigators Scholarship

September 27-29, 2018; Rosemont, Illinois

Application Closed 


OTA Member Full Grant Pre-proposal

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

Application Closed - Deadline: January 29, 2018

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 ($25,000/year maximum for up to 2 years) in the following clinical topics: 
  • Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Treatment and Prevention of Post-traumatic Arthritis after Articular Fractures  (co-branded by the AirCast Foundation)Taflogo
  • 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, 2018

Awarded members will be notified by November 30, 2018