Carlton Fillauer Prize
About the Carlton Fillauer Prize
The Carlton Fillauer Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Prosthetics Science and Practice, sponsored by the Fillauer Companies Inc., recognizes prosthetists who have actively engaged in clinical care, research, and publication. The Fillauer Prize will include a $5,000 unrestricted cash award in recognition of the recipient's history of clinical care, scientific research, and peer-reviewed publication in the prosthetics profession. The Carlton Fillauer Prize will be presented at the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium.
Every two years, the Foundation solicits nominations for individuals who have made a significant contribution to the prosthetics profession. The Foundation Board of Directors may also nominate deserving individuals. Ideal nominees or applicants are those who have a history of at least ten years in clinical care, as a practical foundation for their scientific research.
To qualify for award consideration, applicants/nominees must:
Be eligible to provide clinical care as a prosthetist within the United States (ABC or BOC certification is required)
Have a minimum of ten years clinical experience as a prosthetist
Demonstrate a commitment to advancing the profession through membership in professional associations
Have been actively involved in research directed at improving prosthetics science and clinical care over a period of five or more years
Be an author or co-author in at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal, such as the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JPO)
Not be employed by or associated with a manufacturer or distributor of prosthetic devices
How to Apply
Complete the Carlton Fillauer Prize application
Prepare/obtain the nominee's Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume
Ensure the CV or resume describes the applicant's/nominee's history of clinical care, scientific research, and/or peer-reviewed publication
Obtain copies of relevant publications
Preference will given to peer-reviewed publications
Obtain between three (minimum) and five (maximum) letters of recommendation
Letters of recommendation are optional for the Carlton Fillauer Prize
Email all application materials to the Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The subject of your email should read "Carlton Fillauer Prize".
Applicants are responsible for ensuring all materials are received by The Foundation by the due dates posted. Application materials must be received by 5:00pm Eastern Time on the posted deadline.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2023
QUESTIONS: If you have any questions about the Carlton Fillauer Prize, please contact Manisha Bhaskar at (202) 380-3663 or email email@example.com.