RESIDENT TRAVEL AWARDS

 

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, cranial, and maxillofacial surgeons, and especially in investing in the futures of residents.

Since 2013, Osteo Science Foundation has contributed over $135,000 to AAOMS. Click here to learn more about our past Travel Award recipients.

Travel Awards - 101st AAOMS Annual Meeting

Osteo Science Foundation is pleased to offer resident travel scholarships to provide assistance to OMFS residents to participate in the 101st AAOMS  Annual Meeting, September 16-21, 2019 in Boston, MA.  The award will be granted to support fifteen (15) residents at $1,000 each.

Applications must be submitted here.  The submission period is June 19, 2019, to July 26, 2019.

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Submission Dates

June 19 to July 26

Guidelines and Application

PURPOSE OF THE AWARD

1.        Provide financial assistance to OMFS residents to attend the 101stAAOMS Annual Meeting held in Boston, MA, September 16-21, 2019.

2.        Provide OMFS residents an opportunity to learn from world-class researches from a variety of disciplines about the latest technologies and research affecting the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery. 

3.        Provide OMFS residents with supplemental learning on regenerative medicine. 

ELIGIBILITY OF THE APPLICANTS

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

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

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

4.        Provide a current CV. 

CONDITIONS OF THE AWARD

1.        Fifteen awards will be granted. 

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

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

4.        Recipient is responsible for registering him or herself for the annual meeting (https://www.aaoms.org/meetings-exhibitions/annual-meeting/101st-annual-meeting/registration). There is no fee for registration prior to July 31, 2019.

5.        Recipients are required to attend the OSCF reception on Wednesday, September 18 from 9-11 p.m. (location TBA).

6.        The recipient must submit a video summary of his/her experience at the meeting within 30 days following the conference, 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 PROCEDURES

1.        Application must be completed online and submitted between June 19, 2019 and July 26, 2019. 

2.        Notifications of selection for an award will be announced to the individual July 30, 2019.

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

SELECTION CRITERIA

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

2.        All eligible applications will be reviewed and selected based on the award criteria. 

CONTACT

Osteo Science Foundation
1650 Market Street, Suite 3600
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-977-2877
855-891-2877 Toll Free
info@osteoscience.org

Osteo Science Foundation is an independent, privately funded 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

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