Bursaries & Awards

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There are several prizes and travel bursaries available for IAPD members during the biennial congresses. 

 The Bursaries and Awards for the 26th IAPD Congress  are open now as follows:

The Bengt Magnusson Memorial Prize  is awarded to a young paediatric dentist for the best submitted essay to coincide with the IAPD Congress every two years. The prize is in memory of Professor Bengt Magnusson. Click here to download the application form.

The Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Award that is offered by the IAPD at each biennial congress with the support of The Colgate-Palmolive Company and will be given for the best community education program submitted to the competition.  Click here to download the application form.
The Jens Andreasen Award a biennial award, that is presented for the best poster on dental traumatology in children. The award is 400 pounds and it is funded from funds in the IAPD general account which were acquired from the Andreasen pre-Congress lectures. Click here to download the application form.

The NuSmile Restorative Dentistry Award  Awarded to the best research poster and case report poster in the field of pediatric restorative dentistry presented at each IAPD Congress.  Click here to download the application form.

The Morita Prizes that are offered by the Morita Corporation for the two best posters exhibited at the IAPD Congress on any clinical field - case report and research. The award is 1000 US$ per poster. Click here to download the application form.

Dr. Sam Harris Travel Bursaries  Three bursaries of 1000 USD each will be available for the IAPD biennial Congress. Preference is given to applicants with an abstract submitted/accepted for the Congress, persons who have not received a bursary previously and those from less wealthy nations. Candidates are not elegible for another price at the congress. Click here to download the application form. 

Paediatric Dentistry Working Group Travel Bursaries NEW Two bursaries of 1000 US$ each will be available for the IAPD Biennial Congress. This travel bursary is restricted to African delegates travelling to the IAPD Congress. Click here to dowload the application form.

Please note that  you can apply for one bursary or award only.

Abstract Submissions are now possible through the 2017 Congress website
For more information please contact the Association Coordinator Mrs. Gail Tito


The International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) is a non-profit organization founded in 1969, with the objective to contribute to the progress and promotion of oral health for children around the globe.

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IAPD has now 64 National Member Societies and represents more than 15,000 dentists.

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