AAP 2018 Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting Straumann Scholarship

2017 Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting serves as the AAP’s premier live-learning event and provides the opportunity for attendees to network with fellow periodontal specialists and attend world-class educational sessions.

Through the generous support of Straumann, the American Academy of Periodontology will award 17 scholarship to new U.S. and Canadian periodontists.

Each scholarship includes $500 to be used towards Annual Meeting expenses. In addition, scholarship winners will be recognized at the student/new periodontist session titled, "Pearls and Pitfalls: What I Wish I had Known after Residency", and in the December issue of Periospectives.

General Guidelines:

  • Applicants must have graduated from an accredited U.S. or Canadian periodontal residency program in 2015 or 2016 and have maintained continuous membership in the AAP since graduation.
  • Applicants must submit a completed application online, and provide an abbreviated CV (no more than three pages) and a letter of recommendation from a former program director.
  • Scholarships must be used for the 2017 Annual Meeting and may not be deferred to a different year.

Application Criteria:
To be considered, applicants must:

  • Demonstrate how attending the Annual Meeting will enhance his/her professional career as a periodontist.
  • Describe which topics are of interest as a new periodontist.
  • Provide any current involvement in periodontal activities (or plans for future involvement).
  • Agree to be featured in Periospectives, or other AAP communications, detailing his/her experience as a scholarship recipient.

A large number of scholarship applications are anticipated this year. Applicants should think outside the box in their application responses! Originality and creativity will be considered.

Application Process:
Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be selected by the AAP’s New Periodontist Subcommittee with notifications being sent July 1, 2017.

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Please contact Meghan Farrell, Manager, Membership Strategy and Engagement, with any questions at meghan@perio.org.

The AAP thanks Straumann for providing this unique opportunity by sponsoring this year’s scholarships.

*Funding is limited. All decisions regarding an applicant’s approval or denial are made at the discretion of the New Periodontist Subcommittee and are considered final.

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