WHAT IS AWARDED?
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.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Award candidates must be in their third year of a nonmilitary accredited periodontal post-doctoral training program in the United States as of the application
deadline, and intend to pursue a career in full-time periodontal teaching and research in the United States.
WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS?
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.
HOW DO CANDIDATES APPLY?
The application may be accessed using the link below.
All application materials must be received by June 1.
WHAT IS THE SELECTION PROCESS?
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
The AAP Foundation is grateful to Carestream Dental for their sponsorship of this award.