The grant will honor an individual based on the quality and scientific merit of the candidate’s research. The grant’s recipient will be selected by a committee comprised of 2 representatives each of the ORS Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) Scientific/Research Committee. The Grant Committee will consider the relevance and impact of the study in making their decision.
A female ORS and/or RJOS member in good standing.
Trainees (residents, students, post-docs, etc) are eligible.
Candidate must submit her abstract to ORS for consideration to be presented as a poster or podium presentation at the ORS Annual Meeting.
The abstract must be original work and eligible for submission, candidate must be the first author.
If the ORS does not accept the abstract for the annual meeting, the author will not be eligible for the grant.
The material contained within the abstract must not be the subject of prior significant award(s) or prize(s).
How to Apply
Interested applicants must indicate their interest in the ORS/RJOS Young Female Investigator Grant during the ORS abstract submission process. The deadline to submit your abstract is August 29, 2016.