New Investigator Research Grant

Pre-Proposal Deadline: June 4, 2021, 11:59 PM PT

One annual award, maximum of $10,000.

Research GroupThe purpose of the New Investigator Research Grant is to support clinical research projects of AASPT members who are early in their professional careers. Research proposals that investigate issues within the broad discipline of sports physical therapy, including clinical practice, injury prevention and rehabilitation, epidemiology, and education are welcomed.

A new investigator is defined as 5 years or less from clinical residency or research doctoral/post-doctoral training at the time of application. Individuals who have obtained federal research funding or who have previously received Legacy funding are not eligible. The principal investigator must be an AASPT member at the time of grant submission.

New in 2020, AASPT is requiring a pre-proposal from all investigator teams interested in submitting an application for the Legacy Fund New Investigator Grant. Individuals wishing to submit are strongly encouraged to attend the informational webinar hosted by a member of the AASPT Research Committee.

How to Apply
View the Informational Webinar
Review process
Past Recipients