Life + Career Osteopathic Research Research Funding Research Training Grants

Research Training Grants

Advancing the profession

Research opportunities for resident physicians, fellows and osteopathic medical students

Promote the osteopathic approach to care through AOA-funded research.

Resident physicians, fellows and osteopathic medical students can apply for AOA grant funding to support projects that address one of the AOA’s three research focus areas. Since 2016, the AOA has awarded more than $4 million in grants for osteopathic research.

Learn more about projects funded by the AOA’s research grant program. Click the links below for information on how to submit your research for funding in the 2020 grant program.

Online Grant Submission Instructions
Online Grant Application Submission Program

Fellows and resident physicians can apply for up to $20,000 in funding for 18-month studies.

Medical students can apply for up to $5,000 in funding for a 6- to 12-month study. Studies must be supplemental projects of existing research studies.

Proposals submitted must comply with the specific requirements for topic and scope of research projects as set forth in the respective RFAs for the larger research grants.

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Treatment on the Prevention and Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries (OMM/OMT)

Acute/Chronic Pain Management Grant (ACPM)

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