• 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
  • The material contained within the abstract must not be the subject of prior significant award(s) or prize(s)

If the ORS does not accept the abstract for the annual meeting, the author will not be eligible for the grant.


Questions asked on the awards page of the online submission will determine qualification for the ORS/RJOS Young Female Investigator Grant.

Abstract submission for the ORS 2023 Annual Meeting opens Monday, June 20, 2022.

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.

2022Angela Papalamprou
2021Jensen Henry
Zeynep Seref-Ferlengez
2020Zhaoyang Liu
Linshanshan Wang
2019Sarah Gullbrand
Xi Lin
2018Nguyen Gewn Huynh
Sophia Ziamian
2017Diana Olvera
2016Linda Vi
2015Chantal M. de Bakker