ADG Postgraduate Bursary

Level of Study: Any Postgraduate
Subject area: Dentistry
Nationality: EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award: External
Deadline for applying: 31/12/2015

Award Description

The Association of Dental Groups (ADG) offers an award of £5,000 for postgraduate students to reward the best voluntary scheme to promote & deliver improvements in oral health.

Value of Award

One award, valued at £5,000, is available. The award is composed of £2,500 as  award to the winner and a further £2,500 to be used to support delivery of a project to improve and promote oral health. 

The award can be used, at the discretion of the applicant and approval of the award committee, to cover travel costs, loss of practice income and associated costs of delivering the project.

Eligibility Criteria

This award is open to all postgraduate dental students who have an under-graduate dentistry degree who are undertaking a voluntary project that seeks to improve and promote better oral health. The project must be within the UK and focused on one of two issues of significant concern, namely either improving access for disadvantaged people or building awareness of oral cancers and the need for early diagnosis.

The proposed project must be implemented during 2016/17.

How to Apply

You can apply for this award by completing and submitting an application form, which can be found on the ADG Postgraduate Bursary website. The application must be supported by a reference from the FD Trainer. A second character referee should be supplied. The references of the short listed candidates will be contacted prior to the award. The references of the short listed candidates may be contacted prior to the award.

In order to be considered, completed applications must be submitted by the deadline of 31 December 2015.


Association of Dental Groups