• 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)


  • Provide $1,000 award to the winners to attend the ORS Annual Meeting and RJOS Annual Meeting; to cover travel expenses.
  • Agrees to invite the awardees to the RJOS Annual Meeting.
  • Waive ORS Annual Meeting registration fee and the RJOS Annual Meeting registration fee.


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

Abstract submissions are open now and are due September 4, 2023.

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