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.
NCOPE Diversity Travel Award
The NCOPE Diversity Travel award recognizes a current NCOPE Orthotic/Prosthetic Resident that exemplifies an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their community and beyond. 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 Tracker. Learn More.