DENT-STAR Prizes

Two new prizes for our School of Dentistry (SoD) students

The object of the DENT-STAR undergraduate and the DENT-STAR graduate prizes are to recognize the excellence of research done by undergraduate (DDS and DH) or graduate students (MSc and PhD), respectively in the Department of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD) at the University of Alberta.

Prizes:

There will be two prizes: a $500 per DENT-STAR Undergraduate prize and a $1,000 DENT-STAR Graduate prize. These prizes will be awarded annually.

Eligibility

    • Applicants for the undergraduate prize must be an undergraduate student enrolled full-  time in the DDS or DH curriculum at the time the research was performed. Applicants  for the undergraduate prize must be first author of the abstract during the past 12 months  and must have been or will  be the presenter of the research at a national or international meeting; or co-author on the Article being submitted for the prize.

    • Applicants for the Graduate prize must be or have been a graduate student (MSc. or PhD) registered in a graduate program within the SoD at the time the research associated with the Article was conducted. Applicants for the graduate prize must be first author on the Article. Articles for the Graduate prize must have been accepted for publication no later than one year after the student graduates from the relevant degree program.

    • Article is defined as a manuscript accepted or published in a peer-review journal within the previous 12 months.

Deadline for submission:

  • The deadline for submission is Friday May 15th . 

Additional information about these prizes may be found in the attached DENT-STAR Prizes Committee: Composition and Terms of Reference or the attached DENT-STAR PRIZE – Application Form.

Application Form

DENT-STAR Terms of Reference

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Heather Good at 

hgood@ualberta.ca or (780) 492-4469.