University of Alberta

The information provided below pertains to awards that may be administered in the 2013 - 2014 year. Award values may change from values awarded in previous years.

Dentistry

The following scholarships are part of the Faculty/Department Scholarship Competition.

Alberta Dental Association and College Awards

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 3

Conditions: To be awarded annually to three students with satisfactory academic standing, one completing the first year, one completing the second year, and one completing the third year of the DDS program. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing with preference given to students with financial need.

Funded by: Alberta Dental Association and College

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Alberta Dental Association and College Gold Medal

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: 10k Gold Medal, Certificate and $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to a convocating student for outstanding merit in the work of the fourth year, provided that an average of at least 3.3 is attained.

Funded by: Alberta Dental Association and College

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Alberta Dental Association and College Professional Award

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: Variable

Conditions: Awarded to all entering first-year DDS students. The add/delete date for each term must pass before the award funds will be released to the recipient.

Funded by: Alberta Dental Association and College

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Aurum Ceramic Laboratories Bursary

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing who is entering the fourth year of Dentistry. Recipient will be selected on the basis of financial need.

Funded by: Aurum Ceramic Dental Laboratories Ltd. of Edmonton.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Albert Bodnarchuk Award in Dentistry

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third or fourth year of studies in the DDS degree program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing, with preference being given to students who have worked in another discipline prior to entering the Faculty.

Funded by: David Bodnarchuk

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Harry Ernest Bulyea Prize

Field of Study: Operative and Restorative Dentistry

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to the third year student who achieves the highest average mark in all courses in Operative and Restorative Dentistry.

Funded by: Endowed by the University of Alberta Dental Alumni Association in memory of the first Director of the School of Dentistry.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Calgary and District Dental Society Prize

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: Offered annually to a student entering third year who shows outstanding merit in the basic science courses of the first two years of Dentistry, providing that he or she achieves an average of 3.3 or better in these courses.

Funded by: Calgary and District Dental Society.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Canadian Academy of Periodontology Prize

Field of Study: Dentistry - Periodontology

Value: $300

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded annually to a fourth year student who obtains the highest standing in the subject of periodontology.

Funded by: The Canadian Academy of Periodontology.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Colgate-Palmolive Dr Gordon Nikiforuk Admission Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the first year of the DDS program. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of academic standing with preference given to students in financial need.

Funded by: Colgate Palmolive Canada Inc and Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals Inc

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Arthur D Cumming Medal

Field of Study: Dentistry for children

Value: Sterling Gilt Medal

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded annually to a convocating student in Dentistry for outstanding merit in dentistry for children, provided that at least 3.3 average is attained in the final year.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Mr Arthur D Cumming of Calgary, Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Arthur D Cumming Scholarships

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,500

Number: 2

Conditions: To be awarded annually to two students with superior academic achievement entering the first year of Dentistry. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of academic standing achieved in pre-professional work at a University in Alberta .

Funded by: Endowed by the late Mr Arthur D Cumming of Calgary, Alberta

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dental Alumni Association Award

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Dentistry

Value: $500

Number: 3

Conditions: Awarded to students continuing in any year in the Department of Dentistry who demonstrate all-round leadership in student activities, character development, and academic achievement. Recipients of the Dental Alumni Association Scholarship or the James McCutcheon Honor Award are ineligible for this award.

Funded by: The University of Alberta Dental Alumni Association.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dental Alumni Association Scholarship

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement in any year of the DDS degree program. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement. Recipients of the Dental Alumni Association Prize or the James McCutcheon Honor Award are ineligible for this award.

Funded by: Dental Alumni Association

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr Nick Douvis and Family Award in Dentistry

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering any year of a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Selection based on academic standing. Primary preference given to a student from Medicine Hat. Secondary preference given to a student from: Lethbridge, Brooks, Bow Island, Taber, or Bassano. Tertiary preference given to a student from rural Alberta.

Funded by: Dr Nick Douvis and family

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr Maxwell J Lipkind Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Periodontics

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement convocating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery with a major in Periodontics. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by the estate of Dr Maxwell J Lipkind

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

MH Garvin Scholarships in Dentistry

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: Variable, maximum allocation is $4,250

Number: Variable

Conditions: Open to undergraduates in the Department of Dentistry or graduates of the most recent year, to encourage study or research. Awards will be based on academic standing, professional and personal qualifications and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by The Western Canada Dental Society has established a fund at The University of Alberta.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Harry Alexander Gilchrist Prize

Field of Study: Prosthetic Dentistry

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to the third year student with the highest average mark in all courses in Prosthetic Dentistry.

Funded by: The University of Alberta Dental Alumni Association, in memory of the former Professor of Dentistry.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

KW Hinkelman Award

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: Variable (Faculty allocation $1,250)

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a DDS student completing the penultimate year of the program, based on satisfactory academic standing, character, and camaraderie.

Funded by: Various Donors

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr Stanley S Kucey Leadership Award

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,250

Number: 2

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing who is entering or has completed the 4th year in the Dentistry program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of outstanding skill in the clinical training courses, demonstrated leadership in the community, and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Brian Kucey

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr HR MacLean Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $4,500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the final year of the Dental Program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing, leadership, sportsmanship and who is of a character which may be expected to make a distinguished contribution to the Dental Profession and Community. The award may be withheld in the event that no sufficiently deserving candidate is available.

Funded by: Endowed by the family, friends and colleagues, in memory of Dr Hector R MacLean, former Dean and Professor Emeritis, Faculty of Dentistry for his life long contributions to the practice, education, research and organization of Dentistry on the National and International level.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr Thomas J Marrie Award in Dentistry

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing convocating from the DDS program. Selection based on demonstrated empathy, respect, and compassion for patients shown during the clinical experience.

Funded by: Department of Dentistry

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from peer(s) and/or staff in the Department of Dentistry

James McCutcheon Honor Award

Field of Study: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Dentistry

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded annually to a student completing the final year of the DDS program who, over the four years of the program, has demonstrated outstanding qualities of scholarship, leadership, and character and who is expected to occupy a distinguished position in the dental profession. Recipients of the Dental Alumni Association Prize or the the Dental Alumni Association Scholarship are ineligible for this award.

Funded by: Endowed by the Dental Alumni Association of the University of Alberta.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr RR McIntyre Memorial Award

Field of Study: Interceptive and Preventive Orthodontics

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to a student completing third year Dentistry for outstanding merit in Interceptive and Preventive Orthodontics, provided that an average of at least 3.3 has been attained on the whole year's work.

Funded by: Calgary and District Dental Society.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

DG Revell Bursary in Dentistry

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: Variable, maximum allocation is $750

Number: Variable

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student(s) with satisfactory standing in any year of an undergraduate degree program in Dentistry. Recipient(s) will be selected on the basis of a demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and family of DG Revell

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr Jerry Sirdar Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $750

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student completing the second year of the Dental program at the University of Alberta, on the basis of superior academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, family and colleagues in memory of Dr Jerry Sirdar.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Mac George Strelioff Prize in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Field of Study: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Dentistry

Value: $2,750

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing overall completing the third year of the DDS program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of superior academic achievement in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Funded by: Endowed by the family, friends, colleagues, and students of Dr MG Strelioff, awarded in appreciation for his lifelong contribution to the practice, education and advancement of oral and maxillofacial surgery

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr Cal Waddell-Western Canada Dental Society Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,500

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student who has successfully completed his or her penultimate year of the DDS/DMS Program. The student must show, to an outstanding degree, those qualities of scholarship, leadership, character and humanity which may be expected to lead to a distinguished position in the Dental Profession and the Community.

Funded by: Western Canada Dental Society

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Western Canada Dental Society Research Award

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $500

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded every second year to an undergraduate or convocating student in Dentistry who has demonstrated an interest in research.

Funded by: Endowed by the Western Canada Dental Society

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Tim Woolley Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student entering the first year in the Department of Dentistry on the basis of superior academic achievement.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and family of the late Tim Woolley.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr Glen Zenith Award

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing convocating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Selection based on positive contributions made to classroom and clinical experiences as demonstrated through leadership, compassion and respect shown with peers and patients.

Funded by: Dr Glen Zenith

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from peers and/or staff in the Department of Dentistry

Dr James Zimmerman Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,250

Number: 1

Conditions: Awarded annually to a student completing second year Dentistry on the basis of superior academic achievement. Consideration may be given for participation in student activities in the Faculty or financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the estate of the late Dr James Zimmerman

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr James Zimmerman Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,250

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student completing third year Dentistry on the basis of superior academic achievement. Consideration may be given for participation in student activities in the Faculty or financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the estate of the late Dr James Zimmerman

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry

Dr James Zimmerman Scholarship

Field of Study: Dentistry

Value: $1,750

Number: 1

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a convocating student in Dentistry on the basis of superior academic achievement. Consideration may be given for participation in student activities in the Department or financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the estate of the late Dr James Zimmerman

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Department of Dentistry