Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant

The Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grants provide one grant of up to $40,000 to support an orthopaedic sports medicine clinical research project for early career Principal Investigators OR one grant of up to $40,000 to support an orthopaedic sports medicine basic science research project for early career Principal Investigators. This grant opportunity aims to train early career surgeons, undertaking orthopaedic sports medicine research, as principal investigators with the assistance of an experienced supervisor and/or investigative team. Ideally, the Young Investigator will perform the primary role in generating the hypothesis, designing the experiment, carrying out the experiment, and interpreting the results. 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, below. Next, visit our submission center to start your application. Pre-review of the Young Investigator Grant application is REQUIRED to be considered for this grant opportunity. Members of the AOSSM Research Committee will provide written feedback to the investigative team with emphasis on the Specific Aims and Research Strategy of the proposed project. Applicants can modify the project proposal in response to feedback, collect additional or new data (if necessary), and provide responses to feedback in the final application.

Actively Accepting Proposals:
Submission Center Link
Pre-Review Application Deadline: February 28, 2021
Final Application Deadline: June 1, 2021


Available Application Downloads and Instructions


Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Grant Guidelines
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