Since our inception, Osteo Science Foundation has been proud to support the work of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). Through research and travel awards, the Foundation continues to recognize the importance of supporting the professional organization of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and especially in investing in the futures of residents.

Since 2013, Osteo Science Foundation has contributed over $150,000 to AAOMS. Click here to learn more about our past Travel Award recipients.

Osteo Science Foundation Resident Travel Awards

Osteo Science Foundation is pleased to offer resident travel awards to provide assistance to OMFS residents to participate in the 2020 AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course.  The award will be granted to support five (5) residents at $1,000 each.

Submission Dates

Application Open January 15 - March 1

Guidelines and Application


Provide financial assistance to OMFS residents to attend the 2020 AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course.

The course is open to oral and maxillofacial surgeons – including residents, fellow, faculty and private practitioners – with an interest in study design. More specifically, it is intended for OMSs interested in designing a clinical trial and developing a study protocol. It also will be of value to practitioners who must critically evaluate the literature of published clinical trials and assess the merits of each trial and the implications for the care and treatment of patients. Ideally, a resident and a faculty mentor pair will attend the course. Residents also will have the opportunity to interact with course faculty and faculty from other programs. A limited number of dental students who have been accepted into an OMS residency program or those who have a strong interest in attending an OMS residency program also are invited to register.

CME/CDE will be available for participants.


Applicants must be a resident enrolled in a CODA-accredited OMFS program.

Applicants must have support from the OMFS program director to allow time away to attend the course.  A short letter from the Program Director is required in order to demonstrate the Program Director’s support.

Provide a written statement summarizing qualifications for receiving the scholarship and what he/she hopes to obtain by attending the course.

Provide a current CV.


Five awards will be granted

The maximum disbursement for each award will be $1,000.

The award will be provided as a reimbursement for course expenses (airfare and hotel) up to $1,000 following the conclusion of the course.

Recipient is responsible for registering him or herself for the course.

The recipient must submit a video summary of something he/she learned during the course within 30 days following the course to be used on OSCF’s social media. Alternately, a photo and written summary may be submitted.  The application documents and summaries will become the property of OSCF.


Application must be completed online and submitted by March 1, 2020.

Notifications of selection for an award will be announced to the individual March 15, 2020.

Disbursement of funds up to $1,000 will be transmitted in full to awardees within 30 days following the conclusion of the course. 


OSCF will, at its sole discretion, select the award recipients. 

The applications will be evaluated and prioritized based on the following criteria:     

Whether the applicant

  • receives departmental funding to attend
  • is a chief
  • has attended a previous AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course.  


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