Life + Career Osteopathic Research Research Funding Research Training Grants

Research Training Grants

Advancing the profession

Research opportunities for osteopathic students, residents and fellows

Grants are awarded to researchers conducting projects focused on the osteopathic approach to care.

Fellows, residents and osteopathic medical students can apply for AOA grant funding to support projects that address one of the AOA’s five research focus areas.

Research funding is available at the following levels:

  • For fellows and residents conducting an 18-month study: Up to $20,000
  • For medical students conducting a 6- to 12-month study tied to an existing osteopathic research project: Up to $5,000

The AOA also offers AOA Research Grants for physicians and PhD researchers.

The annual application cycle for the following RFAs is from Nov. 1 to Jan. 31. 

Instructions for Fellows and Residents

Instructions for Students

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