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AANA will award 25 scholarships for Orthopaedic Residents to attend the AANA Annual Meeting. PGY3, PGY4 or PGY5 Orthopaedic Residents residing in the U.S., Canada or Mexico during the 2021–22 academic year and who have an interest in arthroscopic surgery are encouraged to apply.

This is an exclusive opportunity to attend the AANA Annual Meeting; learn more about the latest arthroscopic techniques and trends; and network with leading educators and surgeons in the field. The scholarship includes:

  • Comped registration to the AANA Annual Meeting and Resident/Fellow Track
  • $550 in travel reimbursement to defray lodging and transportation costs


Applicant must:

  • Be an Orthopaedic Resident in their third, fourth or fifth year of training (excluding time spent in research)
  • Be enrolled in a training program located in the U.S., Canada or Mexico
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for and have a sincere interest in arthroscopic surgery
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Obtain recommendation from his/her orthopaedic training program director


The deadline to complete the application is Friday, December 10, 2021.

  1. Application form and supportive material must be received by December 10, 2021. Incomplete applications or applications received after this date will not be considered.
  2. Write a personal statement (cannot exceed 500 words) describing your interest in arthroscopic surgery, what you hope to learn from the experience and how you will share what you've learned.
  3. Ask your orthopaedic training program director to write a letter of recommendation for you detailing your interest in arthroscopic surgery and upload as part of your application.
  4. Complete the application and submit your CV, personal statement and letter of recommendation as part of the application.

The Resident Scholarship program is funded by the AANA Education Foundation with generous donations from individuals and corporations.

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