Open Call for 2019 Multi-Centered Grants

Funding: Two $10,000 grants (US dollars) each



Grant Description / Eligibility:

  • Provides seed and start-up funding for promising collaborative research projects in any area of orthopedics.

  • Research teams assembled from different countries are encouraged.

  • Areas of interest include low-cost interventions of potentially high impact.

  • Clinical relevance must be clearly noted in the abstract and specific aims and be obvious from the title and study design.

  • Letters of intent with summary of proposed work due 15 June 2019.

  • After a committee review of letters of intent selected individuals will be asked to submit full grant submissions and detailed instructions will be provided at that time.

  • Full grant submission deadline is 15 July 2019.

  • All letters of intent and submissions should be sent to Dr. Matthew Dobbs via email: with a copy marked to the SICOT Head Office (

  • Inquiries about appropriateness for funding are welcome prior to submission.


Who applies:

  • Residents

  • Fellows

  • Practicing Orthopaedic surgeons


Application Requirements


10-Page Limit


NIH Biosketch

  • Abstract (one page).

  • Budget with justification (one page).

  • Background.

  • Specific aims.

  • Research strategy.

  • Significance.

  • Innovation.

  • Approach.

  • Project timeline.

  • Also submit NIH formatted CV.