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AOAO Foundation Scholarships

The AOAO Foundation is proud to support AOAO members through these scholarship opportunities. Applications are now being accepted!

The deadline to apply for scholarships is July 15, 2024.

 

AOAO Foundation/ARAS Section Scholarship – $2,500

Criteria for Selection

The recipient of this scholarship will be an AOAO member in the category of active, military, transitional, resident or fellow. All interested members must submit an application outlining their plans for the scholarship. The recipient must agree to provide a detailed report within one year of receipt of the scholarship.

Scholarship funds may be used for one or more of the following:

  • Research Project related to joint arthroplasty
  • Community service project related to joint arthroplasty
  • Purchase of educational materials or equipment related to joint arthroplasty

Selection

The recipient of this scholarship will be selected by at least one officer from the Foundation and one officer from the Adult Reconstruction Section from among submitted applications. The award will be presented and announced during the ARAS Session at Annual Fall Meeting by a Section Officer or Foundation Officer.

Timeline

Deadline to apply: July 15, 2024
Recipient notified by: August 1, 2024
Recipient receives award and provides brief presentation: ARAS Session, Friday, October 25, 2024 between 12:30-4:00 a.m. at the Omni Boston Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA.

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AOAO Foundation/Hand Section Mission Scholarship – $2,000

The recipient of this scholarship will be a current DO hand surgery fellow and member of the AOAO.

Selection

A panel of Hand Section leaders will select one recipient annually to receive this scholarship.

Submission Requirements

  • Personal Statement including an outline and dates of your planned trip
  • Include the location of your fellowship
  • CV
  • If selected, you must write an article about your experience for The Orthopod. Reimbursement will be provided after receipt of your article submission.

Timeline

Deadline to apply: July 15, 2024
Recipient notified by: August 1, 2024

How to Apply

Submit the information above to Adam J. Dann, DO, FAOAO.

Recipient will be announced during the Hand Session at the Annual Fall Meeting.

 

AOAO Foundation/Spine Section Scholarship – $2,500

Criteria for Selection

The recipient of this scholarship will be a resident or fellow member of the AOAO. Interested residents or fellows must submit an application outlining plans for the scholarship. The recipient must agree to provide a detailed report within one year of receipt of the scholarship.

Scholarship funds may be used for one or more of the following: 

  • Research Project related to Spine Surgery
  • Community service project related to Spine Surgery
  • Purchase of educational materials or equipment related to Spine Surgery.

Selection

The recipient will be selected by at least one officer from the Foundation and one officer from the Spine Section from among submitted applications. Recipient must agree to attend and present during the Spine Session at Annual Fall Meeting. This scholarship will be presented to the recipient by a Section Officer or Foundation Officer during that session.

Timeline

Deadline to apply: July 15, 2024
Recipient notified by: August 1, 2024
Recipient receives award and provides brief presentation:  Spine Session on Friday, October 25, 2024 between 7:00-11:30 a.m. at the Omni Boston Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA.

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Outstanding Student Scholarship

The Outstanding Student Scholarship recipient will be selected by the AOAO Foundation Board based on AOAO membership, activities in their college of osteopathic medicine, volunteer services, leadership roles, and research projects.

The award is presented during the Awards Ceremony at the Annual Fall Meeting. The recipient must be present to receive the award. Included with the award will be $250, complimentary registration, recognition in The Orthopod and a plaque.

Timeline

Deadline to apply: March 29, 2024
Recipient notified by: May 1, 2024

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