ADG Undergraduate Bursary Award
Win one of two bursaries worth up to £1,000 as part of the Association of Dental Groups' (ADG) award for undergraduate entries relating to professionalism in dentistry.
Do you care about professionalism in dentistry? Are you an undergraduate studying dentistry who wants some national recognition as well as a bursary for your ideas and work?
The Association of Dental Groups - the representative body of UK dental groups - is running a competition open to undergraduate dental students relating to professionalism in dentistry.
Christina Tran – Gold Award winner of the 2017 ‘Professionalism’ undergraduate category
Christina says ‘“I wasn't expecting to win at all, so winning the Gold Bursary has been an extremely pleasant surprise. I have a genuine passion for professionalism as a topic, so I am thrilled that I have an accolade that reflects that. The ADG Bursary Awards are a great opportunity for young dental professionals like myself to receive recognition as well as reflect on the importance of professionalism.”
This ADG undergraduate professionalism bursary award is open to all UK undergraduate dental students:
- Clinical Dental Technicians
Two bursaries will be awarded; Gold £1000 and Silver £750. The application must be supported by a reference from a tutor at your training school.
The professionalism domain has four major competencies:
- Professionalism with regard to patients
- Professionalism with regard to self
- Professionalism with regard to clinical team and peers
For guidance regarding professionalism within dentistry visit www.copdend.org.
How to Apply
- Application instructions are available here.
- Do not make statements or inferences which personally identify the applicant within the application text as all applicants will be assessed anonymously.
- Entries will be judged by an expert panel.
The application consists of answering two questions:
- Describe what the term “dental professional” means to you, ensuring that you cover each of the main domain headings?
- Professionalism with regard to patients.
- Professionalism with regard to self.
- Professionalism with regard to clinical team and peers.
- Describe a time and situation in which you have had to demonstrate dental professionalism and explain which aspect of the main domain headings were relevant in the circumstances?
The application must be supported by a tutor at your training school. The references of the short listed candidates may be contacted prior to the award.
The final deadline for submissions is the 30th June 2018, with the winners being notified on 1st September 2018.
The ADG is very pleased to announce that the 2018 Bursary Awards are being presented in collaboration with Dental Update and The Dentist. Winners will be invited to an awards ceremony at the BDIA Dental Update Study Day to be held on 4 October 2018 in London.
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