OTA/AOTNA Joint Research Grant


OTA/AOTNA Member Full Research Grant Application Closed.

OTA/AOTNA Member Full Research Grant is offered every other year in a pre-proposal and full proposal format. 


  • Next Pre-proposal application process submission opens fall 2021. Please check the website for updates.
  • Full proposal submittals (by invitation only) opens in April with mid-June deadline. Awards notifications emailed by end of November.

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

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 (excluding antibiotic delivery research)

If this project is sharing the same aspects as OTA Full Grant, it is allowed to be submitted only to either OTA Full Research Grant or OTA/AOTNA Joint Research Grant but not to both.

To review the complete research grant application guidelines click here

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