IADR David B. Scott Fellowship for Research Program in Dentistry

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IADR David B. Scott Fellowship for Research Program in Dentistry

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is funding a research fellowship in Dentistry. Dentistry student must be registered in an accredited or acceptable dental school or sponsored by a dental researcher. IADR members can apply this fellowship which covers stipend for research project, laboratory supplies and for travel purpose. Fellowship can be submitted by October 8, 2013.
Study Subject (s): This fellowship is awarded in Dentistry.
Course Level: This fellowship is available for a research program.
Scholarship Provider: The International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
Scholarship can be taken at: Overseas (IADR Division)
Eligibility: -The student must be trained to be a dentist,
-The student must be registered in an accredited or acceptable dental school,
-The student must be sponsored by a dental researcher, with the approval of the dean, at that school,
-Candidates may not have received their dental degree nor should they be due to receive their degree in the year of the award, and
-Candidates may have a college or advanced degree in a discipline other than industry.
-Candidates MUST be IADR members.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: IADR members are eligible for this Dentistry Fellowship.
Scholarship Description: The David B. Scott Fellowship is awarded annually to a dental student in one IADR Division and will rotate alphabetically among the Divisions. It will be the Division’s responsibility to select the recipient by any method it devises, but the Division must present the candidate’s name and the proposal for his or her research experience to the IADR Performance Monitoring/Audit Committee (PMAC) for approval. The annual recipient of the fellowship will be announced at the Opening Ceremonies of each IADR General Session & Exhibition.
Number of award (s): Not Known
Duration of award (s): The dental student may conduct this project during periods between school terms or during free time within the school term. In general, the project should have a one-year completion target, but this time frame is a suggestion only.
What does it cover? The IADR expects to award the David B. Scott Fellowship in the amount of US$2,500. The Division shall propose how the award funds shall be used and criteria for selecting candidates, and this should be stated in the proposal. One suggested distribution of funds is: US$1,600 for the student’s stipend to allow him or her free time necessary to complete the research project, US$300 for laboratory supplies, and US$600 to provide travel to an IADR meeting or a Divisional meeting. The Division will instruct the IADR Global Headquarters how to send the funds to an officer of the Division, to the recipient’s faculty sponsor, or to the recipient’s institution for appropriate disbursal and to ensure proper use of the monies. The Division will provide the IADR Global Headquarters with a detailed account of how funds are expended. All funds shall be used for research and shall not be used to cover administrative costs. The Division may make multiple Fellowship awards if the funding described above is sufficient.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Applicants will be notified thereafter. The Award will be announced at the IADR General Session & Exhibition.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post. The student and his or her sponsor must submit a proposal to the division for a research project that is no longer than 8 pages - including references – double-spaced. The proposal will be reviewed for acceptance.
Deadline: The deadline for applications is October 8, 2013.

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