ASHT Founders Award


ASHT Founders Award (funded by the American Society of Hand Therapists)


To promote meaningful research in hand therapy through the funding of one or more grants awarded annually. Clinicians, graduate students, or tenured/nontenured faculty at accredited occupational/physical therapy programs are eligible for the award.


Up to $30,000


Grant proposals are accepted for research within any domain of hand therapy. The AHTF has the responsibility of verifying the appropriateness of the proposed research. Recipients will be required to share their findings at an ASHT annual meeting. A scientific abstract should be submitted to ASHT within one year of study completion. Recipients will also be required to submit their completed research to a peer-reviewed journal for publication within one year following the completion of the project.