2019 RJOS Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) is pleased to offer the following grant and scholarship opportunities in 2019.  All grants and scholarships are made possible through the exclusive and generous support of Zimmer Biomet.

The application deadline for all applications is 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, November 12, 2018.   

    • Provides seed/start-up funding for promising clinical or basic science research projects. Preference will be given to topics related to women's musculoskeletal health issues. The review criteria for applications include the project’s significance, its investigator(s), its innovation, its approach, the environment, and its budget. The recipient will receive a maximum of $30,000.00.   This grant is open to Active and Candidate members of RJOS in good standing who are Board Certified or Board eligible. Fellow, Resident and Student members are not eligible to apply for this grant. Attendance at the 2019 RJOS Annual Meeting and Business Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 is required.  
  • 2019 Alexandra Kirkley MD Academic Traveling Fellowship 
    • Allows orthopaedic physicians to travel in order to enrich their academic careers. The Fellowship award is contingent upon submitted travel, room, and board receipts, not to exceed $5,000. All travel and expenses must be in compliance with the RJOS Travel Policy.  This Fellowship is open to Active, Candidate, Resident and Fellow members of RJOS in good standing. Travel must be completed by June 30, 2019 and the final report, with expenses, must be submitted no later than July 15, 2019.   Attendance at the RJOS 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada Tuesday, March 12, 2019 is required.   
  • 2019 Jacquelin Perry, MD Resident Research Grant 
    • Encourages orthopaedic residents to submit abstracts of clinical and basic science research projects. This grant is open to RJOS resident members in good standing who are currently enrolled in an accredited orthopaedic surgical residency program. (The resident applicant must be the primary investigator.) The grant is awarded to assist the recipient with their travel expenses associated with RJOS Annual Meeting attendance.   Attendance at the RJOS 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 is required.   
  • 2019 Resident Annual Meeting Scholarship 
    • Encourages orthopaedic residents to attend the RJOS 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.  Recipients are selected based on academic achievements and leadership. The scholarship is awarded to assist the recipient with their travel expenses associated with RJOS and AAOS Annual Meeting attendance. Recipients also receive a RJOS member mentor. This scholarship is open only to RJOS Resident members in good standing. Attendance at the RJOS 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 is required.
  • 2019 Medical Student Annual Meeting Scholarship
    • Encourages medical students to attend the RJOS 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Meeting to learn more about the field of orthopaedic surgery. Recipients are selected based on achievements in academics, leadership, mentoring and community service/volunteerism. The scholarship is awarded to assist the recipient with their travel expenses associated with RJOS and AAOS Annual Meeting. Recipients also receive a RJOS member mentor. This scholarship is open only to RJOS Student members in good standing. Attendance at the RJOS 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 is required.