Research Awards & Grants

POSNA, with the help of foundation partners, supports member research by providing grants and awards each year to leading researchers in the field of pediatric orthopaedics. These grants and awards are available to help offset the cost of educational or research endeavors in pediatric orthopaedics and are open to broad areas of research. Each grant and award uses the same application and procedures; however, the eligibility requirements and submission criteria vary for each grant and award. Click on each grant below for details and grant-specific application forms.

Please note: According to POSNA's policy, any current grant or award recipient cannot apply for a future grant as a PI or Co-PI until the current award/grant research is completed and all final reports and expense reports have been submitted and accepted.

Research Grant Timeline

LOI Opens: 8/1/22
Please view the LOI instructions here >
Deadline: 9/12/22
Full Applications Opens: 11/1/22
Deadline: 12/12/22

View additional information, including applications, for grants below:

Example Research Application

  • Grant: Directed Research
  • Year: 2016
  • Project Title: Regional Variations in Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Principal Investigator: Jonathan Schoenecker, MD, PhD
View the Example Application