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Education Foundation

Research Grants & Awards

In the past several years, the ACPEF has given more than one million dollars in grants to advance the prosthodontic specialty.

ACP Education Foundation Research Fellowships

THE 2018 SUBMISSION WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED.

The ACP Education Foundation is committed to assisting the dental profession in its quest for continuous improvement in clinical care. Each fall, the ACP Education Foundation awards research fellowship grants in the amount of $6,000. These are awarded to support meritorious research proposals that seek to advance basic scientific and applied clinical knowledge in the area of prosthodontics. The ACPEF Research Fellowships are supported in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Procter & Gamble Company..

Eligibility: Individuals are eligible if they are currently enrolled in a postdoctoral prosthodontic program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association and are a Resident/Graduate Student Member, in good standing, of the American College of Prosthodontists.

Any investigation relevant to prosthodontic care is appropriate. This would include all disciplines in prosthodontics: fixed, implant, maxillofacial, and removable prosthetics. 

Please read the submission guidelines carefully. Contact the ACP Education Foundation with any questions.

Past Awardees

AWARDEE SPOTLIGHTS


GSK Prosthodontist Innovator Award

THE 2018 APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON NOVEMBER 9, 2018

The ACP Education Foundation is proud to support the GSK Prosthodontist Innovator Award. The goals of this sponsored research are to advance the understanding of prosthodontics-related biological and/or materials systems, human behavior, cost and care delivery, as well as economic modeling and quality of life investigations.

Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare through an unrestricted educational grant, single-year funding to initiate or foster research in these areas will be awarded to an ACP member prosthodontist and to his/her institution. This research grant is open to prosthodontist members (Members, Fellows, International Members, International Fellows) of the ACP who are full-time faculty at a US or a Canadian dental school or a related academic institution. Applicants must be within 10 years of their first academic appointment after completing their ADA accredited prosthodontic residency and show outstanding promise in their research area.

Please review the submission guidelines carefully. Contact the ACP Education Foundation with any questions.

Past Awardees


John J. Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition

THE 2018 APPLICATION WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED.

The John J. Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition is held during the Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists. The 2018 competition will be held on Friday, Nov. 2 in Baltimore.

Sponsored by the ACP Education Foundation, the Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition is held to stimulate and acknowledge original research in prosthodontics by residents. The ACP Research Committee strongly encourages all programs to participate in this competition.

Eligibility: Individuals are eligible if they are currently enrolled in a postdoctoral prosthodontic program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association or have completed such a program in the last three (3) years and are an Active Member, Fellow, or Resident/Graduate Student Member, in good standing, of the American College of Prosthodontists. Manuscripts must not have been previously accepted for publication and are eligible for publication in the Journal of Prosthodontics.

Past Awardees


ACP Education Foundation Founders Society Award

THE 2018 NOMINATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the ACP Education Foundation in 2010, the ACPEF Board of Directors created the Founders Medallion Award to honor and recognize the dedicated group of individuals who founded the ACP Education Foundation in 1985:

Dr. Robert C. Sproull, ACP President
Dr. Noel D. Wilkie, ACP Vice President
Dr. William A. Kuebker, ACP Secretary
Dr. John B. Holmes, ACP Treasurer
Dr. Thomas F. Balshi
Dr. Lawrence S. Churgin
Dr. Cosmo V. DeSteno
Dr. James A. Fowler Jr.
Dr. Ronald D. Woody

The ACPEF Board determined that the Founders Medallion Award honoring individuals should be continued in future years as the ACPEF Founders Society Award.

Eligibility: The award honors individuals that have made a significant impact on the growth and development of the Foundation and who have demonstrated an extraordinary and enduring level of commitment to the ACPEF.

They must be a member of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) or an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service to the specialty through the ACP and ACPEF; have demonstrated exceptional leadership and outstanding volunteer service to the mission of the ACPEF; be an active donor to the ACP Education Foundation (ACPEF) with a substantive, cumulative level of giving; and have contributed to building and growing the ACP Education Foundation

Nominations are due by June 30. Contact the ACP Education Foundation with any questions.

Past Awardees