Scholarships & Awards

Thanks to the generosity of donors to the EAST Development Fund, EAST is pleased to offer several scholarship and award opportunities designed to reduce the incidence of trauma and improve the care of injured patients while developing the next generation of trauma leaders.

Scholarships and awards are available in the areas of research; injury control and violence prevention; and education and leadership development.

Awards are granted annually. Refer to the information below for specific award deadlines and application details.

For further information, please contact the EAST Administrative Offices at managementoffice@east.org or call 312-202-5508.

Explore Scholarships & Awards

Scholarship/Award Name Initiative Open or Closed Submission Deadline
EAST/American College of Surgeons Executive Leadership Scholarship Education & Leadership Development Closed March 22, 2024
Multicenter Trial Junior Investigator Award Research Closed May 13, 2024
John M. Templeton, Jr., MD Injury Prevention Research Scholarship Injury Control & Violence Prevention Closed May 13, 2024
Trauma Research Scholarship Research Closed May 13, 2024
Leadership Agility Program Scholarship Education & Leadership Development Closed July 15, 2023
John P. Pryor, MD Distinguished Service Award Education & Leadership Development OPEN August 31, 2024
John M. Templeton, Jr., MD Military Call to Service Scholarship Education & Leadership Development OPEN August 31, 2024
Oriens Award Education & Leadership Development Essay submissions will open Summer 2024 September 1, 2024
EAST Leadership Development Workshop Scholarship Education & Leadership Development Applications will open Summer 2024 October 31, 2024
Best Manuscript Award Research Closed N/A
Raymond H. Alexander, MD Resident Paper Competition Education & Leadership Development Closed N/A
Cox-Templeton Injury Prevention Paper Competition Injury Control & Violence Prevention Closed N/A
General Motors Award Research Closed N/A

Video Interviews with Research Scholarship & Award Recipients

Interested specifically in learning more about EAST's research scholarships and awards? Find video interviews with recipients of the EAST Trauma Research Scholarship, the EAST Multicenter Trials Junior Investigator Award, and the John M. Templeton, Jr., MD Injury Control & Violence Prevention Scholarship here.

Read Testimonials from Scholarship & Award Recipients

Learn how how our recipients have benefited from the numerous scholarships and awards that EAST offers across research, injury control and violence prevention, and education and leadership development. Visit the Scholarship & Award Recipients page.