Requests for Applications (RFAs) for OREF grant opportunities will be released following the schedule below. Please note that the schedule is subject to change due to availability of funds.
Most grant programs for 2021 funding will be offered in two cycles with RFAs going live in November 2020 or May 2021. A list of RFAs OREF expects to fund in 2021 is available below
. Exceptions to the schedule will be noted on this page.
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Programs Opening 3/31/2021
*PLEASE NOTE: due to the ongoing uncertainty about when in-person meetings may
safely resume, it is possible that the SICOT meeting may be held as a virtual meeting
only. In that case, no award will be made.
Programs Opening 5/11/2021
11/10/2020 (Still Open: OREF/JRGOS Resident Research Project Grant closes 3/31/2021)
2021 Funding Opportunities
Grant programs for 2021 funding will be offered in two cycles with RFAs going live in November 2020 or May 2021. The following grants are expected to open in one of these two cycles. Please note that this list is subject to change due to availability
Additional grants will be listed as RFA dates are confirmed. Bookmark this page or sign up for email updates to be notified as grants become available and deadlines approach. Please note: Any changes to RFA release dates will be reflected on this webpage.
Research grant and award recipients are selected through OREF's independent, peer-review process,
which is modeled on the process used by the National Institutes of Health. Applications undergo a rigorous review process where each application receives two reviews. Applications are matched to peer reviewers who are experts in the same field as the applicant.
Who can Apply?
OREF invites applications for funding for qualified, clinically relevant orthopaedic research projects.
For more information, please contact the Grants team at (847) 430-5109 or by email at email@example.com
To learn more about specific grant opportunities, please select a category below.