OTA Resident Research Grant


OTA Resident Research Grant 

Application Open

OTA offers two Resident Research Grant submission cycles during the year.


  • Beginning year funding cycle Jan – Dec. Application process opens in April with mid-June deadline. Awards notifications emailed by the end of November.
  • Mid-year funding cycle Jun – May. Application process opens in October with the late December deadline. Awards notifications emailed by the end of April.

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. 

Residents can apply for up to $20,000 funding for clinical or basic research projects. OTA Resident Research Grants will not be awarded to subsidize larger on-going research projects.

To review the complete research grant application guidelines click here