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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.

John J. Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition

2016 APPLICATION WINDOW CLOSED

The John J. Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition is held during the Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists. Sponsored by the ACP Education Foundation, the Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition is held to stimulate and acknowledge original research in prosthodontics by residents. 

The application submission window is closed for 2016. Please check back in Spring 2017 for more information on the 2017 competition.

Past Awardees


ACP Education Foundation Research Fellowships

2016 APPLICATION WINDOW 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.

The ACP Education Foundation wishes to support promising research conducted by dental scientists-in-training. The awarding of a fellowship grant will obligate the grantee to submit a manuscript based on the work to the Journal of Prosthodontics within two years of the award. The grantee will be required to submit one brief progress report per year until the previously stated obligations have been met. 

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

The application submission window is closed for 2016. Please check back in Spring 2017 for more information on the 2017 competition.

Past Awardees

AWARDEE SPOTLIGHTS


GSK Prosthodontist Innovator Award

2016 APPLICATION WINDOW CLOSED

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 educational grant is open to prosthodontists who are within 5 years of their initial appointment at a US or Canadian dental school or related academic institutions.

The application submission window is closed for 2016. Please check back in Summer 2017 for more information on the 2017 competition.

Past Awardees