Undergraduate Research Grants

Eligibility: Any undergraduate at a Dental School in the United Kingdom who is undertaking research in the field of orthodontics. The application must be counter-signed by a full BOS member. NB: Research studies being planned as part of electives should be submitted for the Laurence Usiskin Student Elective Scholarship rather than for one of these grants
Entry details: 1. A brief curriculum vitae
2. The title and aims of the proposed research project
3. A 700 word summary of the proposed research project
4. The name of the Institution(s) at which the research will take place
5. A signed letter of support from the supervisor of the planned research
6. A signature of support from a full BOS member at the same Institution if the research supervisor is not a full BOS member
Award Criteria: The application must clearly demonstrate: Criteria:
1. A clear protocol for the research
2. Evidence that the research can be undertaken with the funds available
3. Evidence of how the research will benefit orthodontic patients and the specialty
4. Evidence that the research can be completed within a reasonable time period (usually within 12 months of any award)
5. Benefit to the applicant's professional development

The winner will be asked to produce a report for publication in BOS News and other publications at the discretion of the Research Committee.
Value:  Up to £1,000 
Timing: (2 awards are available per year - one from the February call and one from the September call) 
Please note the closing date for this grant round is 28th FEBRUARY 2021.
Sponsor: Entries will be submitted in February and September each year. Exact dates will be advised.
Judges: BOS
The Chairman of the Research Committee will invite two representatives to work with them in the judging of these grant applications. This will be dependent on where applications are received from - no applications will be assessed by individuals from that Institution.
Application Form   Download the application form HERE