The AAWD/Colgate Research Award

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The AAWD/Colgate Research Award

The American Association of Women Dentist (AAWD) is pleased to announce The AAWD/Colgate Research Award. The award is open to junior and/or senior dental students who are enrolled as full-time and have shown academic distinction and demonstrated excellence in dental research.

Funded by Colgate, the program is designed to promote early career research, facilitate research related to dentistry, and help the improvement of oral health. Innovation, creativity and forward-thinking research are encouraged.

Each AAWD/ Colgate Research Award recipient will be awarded $500 to support current research in oral health.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • The Colgate Research Award is presented to junior and/or senior dental students, enrolled full-time, who have shown academic distinction and demonstration of excellence in dental
  • The award has been expanded this year (2018) to include graduate students/residents.
  • The student must be a national member of the American Association of Women Dentist (AAWD).
  • Applicants must be able to complete their degree or research project by May 31, 2019.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To apply, the applicants must download the application form and submit with required documents through one of the following ways:

Email: Evelyn Watkins:
Mailed: AAWD National Office 7794 Grow Drive, Pensacola, FL  32514-7072
Fax: 850-484-8762

Completed Application Packet Must Include:

  • Completed Application
  • Two (2) Letters of recommendation (one from a faculty member/advisor)
  • Transcripts
  • CV/Resume
  • Research Proposal


  • Scholarship Amount: $500, not renewable.
  • All winners will be listed in the American Association of Women Dentists’ Chronicle newsletter, on AAWD’s website, and announced at the 2018 Annual Conference, October 4-6, in Savannah, Georgia.
  • Advisors are encouraged to attend the 2018 AAWD Annual Conference with their winning students.

Application Deadline:

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Colgate Research Awards. Deadline for completed applications packet is August 31, 2018.

Original Website

If you have questions, call the AAWD National Office at 800-920-2293.

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