What kinds of awards does OARSI offer and how can I apply for one

OARSI offers awards for clinical research, basic research, rising stars and travel scholarships.

The Basic Science and Clinical Research awards recognize excellence among more experienced osteoarthritis (OA) researchers promoting advancement in the field. OARSI’s awards page provides details on research awards, including nomination deadlines.

OARSI scholarships recognize excellence among Early Career Investigators*. Visit OARSI’s scholarships page for details, including scholarship application criteria and deadlines.

  • An Early Career Investigator must be either enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program (or equivalent education program), or must have attained their terminal degree (e.g. PhD or equivalent) less than ten years ago. Exceptions are made for leave related to career disruptions (e.g. parental or sick leave). The individual must not hold an Associate/Full Professor (or equivalent; tenured) position.