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Call for Applications: Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award
The ADA and the American Association for Dental Research have announced the creation of the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award.
The award will acknowledge a dental faculty member who has made significant contributions to implement and advance evidence-based dentistry.
The recipient will receive a $1,000 award at the AADR Fall Focused Symposium in San Antonio, which will precede the ADA 2014—America's Dental Meeting in October.
Applications are due June 30. Each school may submit a single application.
Requirements include ADA or AADR membership, employment as a full- or part-time faculty member at a U.S. dental school and completion of an EBD-related project within the past two years.
EBD focuses on providing personalized dental care based on the most current scientific knowledge. EBD integrates scientific evidence, the patient's oral and medical condition, medical history and treatment preferences and the dentist's clinical judgment.
A Procter & Gamble contribution supports the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award.
For additional eligibility requirements and application information, please contact Malavika Tampi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-312-440-2511.
American Dental Hygienists' Association Institute Scholarship Program
The primary focus of the program is to provide financial assistance to dental hygiene students and dental hygienists who can demonstrate a commitment to further the discipline of dental hygiene through academic achievement, professional excellence, and a desire to improve the public's overall health.
The applications are available October 1 of each year; the deadline for Institute Scholarship applications is February 1. All students who meet the requirements listed under the “Eligibility” section of the ADHA website are encouraged to apply. Award recipients will be notified after July 1.
Must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States
Completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene curriculum. Students entering their first year of dental hygiene school are not eligible; students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted.
A minimum grade point average (GPA)- varies dependant on scholarship
A full-time student during the academic year for which you are applying.
Must be an active member or student member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).
Graduate students must hold an active dental hygiene license and hold the minimum of a baccalaureate degree
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program
AGD Foundation Mission:
The mission of the AGD Foundation, the philanthropic partner of the Academy of General Dentistry, is to passionately support the efforts of the general dentist toward improving the oral health of the public.
The AGD Foundation Grant Program offers financial support to programs in support of access to quality health care outreach for underserved populations. Grants are limited to a maximum of $5,000.
Grant Application Selection Criteria
The AGD Foundation Board of Directors will consider applications that:
● Support AGD constituent and other outreach initiatives.
● Clearly define the project with a specific timeline and budget.
● Make a connection between oral health and general health.
● Are community based and community driven.
● Contain measurable outcome criteria
Grants are made to charitable organizations that are exempt from federal taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Revenue Code or organizations dedicated to dentistry through either professional or public initiatives. The AGD Foundation Grant Program does not fund the following:
● Operating budgets.
● General operational expenses as distinct from project costs.
● Organization budget shortfalls.
● Individuals or individual research projects.
● Capital campaigns or annual funds.
● Conferences and special events (i.e., fundraising receptions).
● Lobbying and/or political campaigns or endorsements.
● Discretionary or emergency requests.
● Staff salaries or travel expenses.
Responsibility of the Grant Recipient
The grant recipient must use the funds awarded for the specific purpose for which they were intended. Any funds not used must be returned to the AGD Foundation.
The AGD Foundation requires a written detailed accounting of how the grant funds were utilized and the overall results of the funded project, including photos, within 60 days following the end of the funded project. Upon receipt of an acceptable report, the grant recipient will receive the remaining 20% of the grant monies.
The grantee must list the Academy of General Dentistry Foundation as a donor in publicity materials supportive of the grant activity and at a minimum in the annual report of the grantee. The grantee must specifically submit with the application how the AGD Foundation will be given public credit of financial support to the grantee project request.
Separate sheets for narratives must be as follows:
• Where noted, narratives may be used to expand on answers. Narratives must not exceed one typed page per question.
• Narratives must be typed on the organization’s letterhead, not handwritten.
• MS Word or Adobe PDF file, must be in Times New Roman 12 point size with no less than single line spaces and not to be placed in a binder or folder of any kind.
• Submit 5 copies of the application and all additional materials/narrative.
Please note the following:
• The AGD Foundation will not provide critiques of the grant applications.
• Letters of support from general dentist faculty may be included in cases where faculty are involved in the grant request, only if the persons writing are directly involved in the project.
• Only the material required will be allowed. Additional items such as video will be discarded and not returned.
• Faxed or e-mailed grant applications will not be accepted.
• Incomplete applications will not be considered or returned for resubmission by the applicant.
Grant application deadline
The grant application must be post-marked and received by the AGD Foundation Grant Committee no later than October 31. Final grant decisions will be announced and monies will be disbursed in the first quarter of the year.
Grant applications must be mailed to:
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation
Attention: Grants Committee
211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 440-4329
Blue Sky Family Dental Scholarship
Torrance Dentist Dr. Robert Mondavi is an advocate for excellence in academics and he champions the value of education through supporting dental students around the nation. With decades of extensive training at prestigious schools, Dr. Mondavi maintains the view that education is the launch pad to a successful career. He is proud to assist students on the path to becoming valuable and flourishing entries into the workforce.
The Blue Sky Family Dental Scholarship supports and inspires future generations of dentists to achieve to their potential. This is an annual scholarship that will be granted to one student based on academic performance and merit.
The application must include your full name, email address, phone number, and mailing address. The scholarship will be awarded within 3 weeks of the deadline. You may be contacted by Blue Sky Family Dental by mail, email or phone.
Scholarship Value: $1,000
Application Deadline: December 10, 2014
This scholarship will be granted to students currently attending an accredited dental school, or enrolled in a DDS or DMD program at an accredited institution.
Please provide a 1,000 to 3,000-word response to the essay question assigned below. Provide your current transcripts along with the essay response by the December deadline. Include your full name, email, phone number, and mailing address in the application.
Submissions can be mailed to:
Blue Sky Dental Scholarship
1 World Trade Center, #800
Long Beach, CA 90831
Provide a personal statement on why you believe dentistry or your current field of study is the best choice for your career. Include a personal introduction, inspirations for pursuing this profession, the challenges you must meet, and what goals you are looking to achieve at the start of your career.
American Academy of Periodontology Teaching Fellowships
AAP Teaching Fellowships, made possible by a $1 million commitment from the American Academy of Periodontology, are intended to support the young periodontal educator's commitment to a career in academia by providing debt relief to qualified applicants. The $50,000 Fellowships are given to qualified faculty members within their first three years of teaching at a U.S. periodontal training institution. Funding for AAP Teaching Fellows is provided at the end of each year of full-time teaching.
Applicants for AAP Teaching Fellowships must be in the first three years of full-time teaching (as defined by the institution) at a U.S. periodontal program or have accepted a full-time faculty position at a U.S. periodontal program. Fellows are not eligible to apply for this award again but are welcome to apply for other Foundation awards.
AAP Teaching Fellowship finalists will be invited to attend, at their own expense, a mandatory personal interview with the selection committee during the AAP Annual Meeting.
For More Information
If you have additional questions regarding any AAP Foundation Awards, please contact:
American Academy of Periodontology Foundation
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800-282-4867, ext. 3256 or 312-573-3256
Private fax: 312-787-3983
Dr. D. Walter Cohen Teaching Award
Created to assist beginning periodontal educators in launching their career, one payment of $10,000 is awarded in the fourth quarter of the year after that AAP Annual Meeting. The award is not to be used to replace support that would have normally been provided by the recipient's institution. The award should be considered a supplement to any salary, stipend or research support.
Award candidates must be in their third year of a nonmilitary accredited periodontal post-doctoral training program in the United States, and intend to pursue a career in full-time periodontal teaching and research in the United States.
A strong interest in periodontal education is the primary qualification. In addition, the selected candidates must demonstrate excellent character, integrity, a record of academic and personal achievements, and an aptitude for teaching and research.
Application forms are available from Program Directors and Chairs.
All application materials must be received by June 1. Please complete form online, save, and e-mail it as an attachment and then mail the following supporting documentation to the AAP Foundation:
Copy of completed application form (unless emailed)
Transcript of grades from dental school and postgraduate work
750-word personal statement that addresses special qualities the applicant will bring to education, the applicant's philosophy of education, research interests, extracurricular and community activities, financial need, and career plans
Three letters of recommendation: one from their program director, one from another periodontal professional, and a personal letter of reference
The selection committee is made up of three periodontists who have an interest in periodontal education. Members of the committee are appointed by the Foundation president. The application deadline is June 1 and the Fellowship recipient is announced by August 15.
Dr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Kramer Scholar Award for Excellence
A $10,000 one-time cash award.
Third-year students who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. periodontal graduate program and nominated by their periodontal program chairperson
The application must be received by May 15 along with a nomination from the candidate's periodontal program chairperson, four letters of recommendation (two from professors or professionals in the field of periodontology and two personal letters of reference), and a personal statement.
The committee bases its selection on the applicant's demonstrated personal motivation for excellence in both character and academic achievement. Personal integrity, as exemplified by leadership, community involvement, and concern for the needs of others, are also considered.
The top three candidates must attend the AAP Annual Meeting for personal interviews.
Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship
The fellowship is a $36,000 award ($12,000 per year, for up to 3 years) for periodontists pursuing academic careers. The award is not intended to replace support that would normally have been provided by the recipient's institution.
Candidates for the Fellowship must be either a full-time faculty member at the instructor or assistant level or a part-time faculty member. The candidate must be affiliated for 10 years or less with a degree-granting institution, and their career goal must be teaching and research in periodontology. Only Active or Student members of the Academy are eligible. Applications will be accepted only from candidates at U.S. institutions.
Nominations will be accepted until May 1 from a candidate's periodontal program director, who submits an application form. In addition, the candidate must meet all requirements of the application.
The Selection Committee is appointed by the AAP Foundation President and consists of members of the Tarrson family and other Academy members who are involved with the AAP Foundation. The Selection Committee will review applications and decide on three finalists by July 1. The selection is based on the quality of the individual and his or her work in the academic field, not financial need.
The top three candidates must attend the AAP Annual Meeting, where they will be interviewed preceding the opening of the meeting.
Sunstar-American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Research Fellowship
The $50,000 Sunstar-AAP Foundation Research Fellowship is intended to support specific periodontal research. The award, which is underwritten by Sunstar, is intended to supplement the fellow’s income and not intended to replace any salary or stipend to which the Fellow would otherwise be entitled.
Full-time periodontal educators engaged in periodontally-related research at U.S. programs are eligible to apply. Applicants must be board-certified in periodontology and members of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
Completed applications must be received by the AAP Foundation by June 1.
Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee appointed by the AAPF President. The Committee shall make the final decisions on which applications are chosen for the program.
Nevins Teaching and Clinical Research Fellowship
The Nevins Fellowship will be a $20,000 Fellowship paid over two years. The Fellow will receive $10,000 at the end of each of two years of full-time academic teaching experience. It is intended to supplement the fellow’s income and not intended to replace any salary or stipend to which the Fellow would otherwise be entitled.
Full-time periodontal educators who have been teaching at least two, and not more than five, full-time academic years at U.S. programs are eligible to apply. Applicants must be board-certified in periodontology and members of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
Completed applications are due on or before June 1.
A selection committee will select three finalists from the applications which are received. The finalists must then attend mandatory personal interviews which will take place at the AAP Annual Meeting. Two nights of lodging will be provided to each finalist at one of the main meeting hotels.