2018 Resident Scholarship Application

Application Instructions

The Arthroscopy Association of North America will award scholarships for Orthopaedic Residents to attend the AANA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, April 26–28, 2018. U.S., Canadian and Mexican Orthopaedic Residents who are PGY3, PGY4, PGY5 during the 2017–2018 academic year and who have an interest in arthroscopic surgery are encourage to apply.

This is an opportunity to attend the AANA Annual Meeting, learn more about arthroscopic surgery, and network with leading arthroscopic educators and surgeons. This annual AANA Resident and Fellowship Scholarship Programs covers registration fees for the Annual Meeting as well as the Resident/Fellows Day and three ICL’s of your choice. The scholarship provides $1,225 to help cover lodging and transportation


Applicant must be an orthopaedic surgery resident in their third, fourth or fifth year of training (excluding time spent in research), in the US, Canada or Mexican training program, demonstrate enthusiasm for and have a sincere interest in arthroscopic surgery, be in good academic standing and obtain recommendation from his/her orthopaedic training program director.


  1. Application form and supportive material must be received by January 15, 2018. Incomplete applications or those received after this date will not be considered.
  2. Write a personal statement (not to 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 application along with CV and personal statement as part of the application.

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

The application is open until January 15, 2018:
2018 Resident Scholarship Application

If you have any questions, please contact Becca Daly at becca@aana.org