AAP Educator Scholarships were created to stimulate the development of periodontal educators by providing financial relief to students intending to pursue a career as full-time teachers at U.S. periodontal programs upon graduation from
The Educator Scholar must commit to spending one year as a full-time periodontal educator at a
Who is Eligible?
Applicants for the Educator Scholarships must have been accepted into, or must be current students in, a periodontal postdoctoral training program in the United States. Applicants are welcome to apply in any year of their periodontal programs. Recipients must be student members of the AAP at the time they receive the Scholarship, and must intend to teach full-time in a
How Do Candidates Apply?
Completed applications are due by June 1. The application may be completed online and e-mailed as an attachment, with supporting documentation mailed separately, or all materials may be mailed together.
In addition to the application, the applicant's program director must submit a letter of nomination agreeing to provide the AAP Educator Scholar with guidance on pursuing a career in academics and certifying that the award is a supplement to, not a replacement for, any salary, stipend, research support, or other funding to which the student would normally be entitled.
How are Educator Scholarships Awarded?
The applications will be reviewed by a selection committee appointed by the
For More Information
If you have additional questions regarding the AAP Educator Scholarships, please contact:
American Academy of Periodontology Foundation
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800-282-4867, ext. 3256 or 312-573-3256
Private fax: 312-787-3983