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Residency Awards and Honors

Larry Lange Fellowship Award

The Larry Lange award recognizes the outstanding practice/education of a current or recent graduate of an NCOPE Orthotic/Prosthetic Residency Program. The award provides $2,000 for travel and meeting registrations for a professional O&P conference. Learn more.

OPERF/ABC Resident Travel Award

The OPERF/ABC award supports prosthetics and orthotics residents travel to the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium to present their NCOPE Directed Study Report or project. Up to four awards of $2,500 will be given annually. Learn more.

Gunther Gehl Scholarship

The Gunther Gehl Scholarship recognizes the research contributions of current and past O&P residents residing in IL, IN, or WI.  This award is voted on by the membership of the Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists. Learn more.

Academy Resident Research Awards

Each year the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) recognizes quality research done by resident orthotist/prosthetists.  The award winners efforts are featured on the AAOP website.  Residents enrolled in the research and development track will be able to submit their project directly to the AAOP using NCOPE TrackerLearn More.