Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant

The Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant provides awards in amounts of up to $50,000 aimed at providing "seed money," or start-up funds, for pilot projects. The principal investigator must be an early career orthopaedic surgeon, fellow, or resident with interests in sports medicine research. Any investigational team seeking such a grant must include at least one member of AOSSM in good standing.
To begin the application process, please review the guidelines specific to this grant and complete all information as described. All information should be submitted in one pdf document to Kevin M. Boyer, MPH, AOSSM Director of Research.
Pre-reviews: In an effort to improve the quality and competitiveness of submissions, the AOSSM Research Committee will pre-review and critique applications prior to the final application deadline. This pre-review is REQUIRED. It is anticipated that by participating in the pre-review process, the applicant's chances for funding will improve.
The pre-review will focus on:

Significance of proposed research
Scientific quality
Statistical methods
Realistic nature of goals
Long term value of results
Pilot data
​We are not currently accepting applications for the Young Investigator Grant. Thanks for your interest!

Available Application Downloads and Instructions

 Grant Guidelines  
 Application Cover Page  

No extensions will be granted, so please plan accordingly. Please contact Kevin M. Boyer, MPH, with any questions.