Research Awards & Grants

POSNA Directed Research Grant

Amount: Up to $50,000
Grants/Year: 2
Duration: 1-3 years (Proposal budgets should be detailed with this in mind)
Focus:

The objective of the POSNA Directed Research Grant is to fund research projects that have a profound effect on the quality and/or safety of the orthopaedic care of children.

Description: This grant is intended to fund research projects that have a profound effect on the quality and/or safety of the orthopaedic care of children. There should be emphasis on collaborative work and potential for expanded research and funding.

Grants should emphasize the following:
  • Potential applicability on a global level
  • Clear and measurable outcomes
  • Ability to successfully complete the funding proposal as measured by past experience, preliminary data and pilot work
  • Potential for expanded research, future publications and continued (extramurual) grant funding
  • Collaborative nature of the grant (number of investigators and institutions involved)
Scoring Criteria: The grant application will be evaluated based on the following criteria:  significance, impact, relevance to POSNA mission, originality/innovation, scientific quality of the proposed study, investigator(s) track record, feasibility, and potential for future funding.
Additional Information:
Eligibility Criteria: A member of POSNA must serve as the principal investigator.
Application Status: Open
Application Deadline: December 5, 2018
Download Application: Procedures  Application