OTA/AOTNA Joint Research Grant


OTA/AOTNA Member Full Research Grant 

Application closed

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


  • Next Pre-proposal application process submission TBD. 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

If the project is sharing the same aspects, 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