2013 IADR Colgate Community-Based Research Award for Caries Prevention in USA

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The International Association for Dental Research offers IADR Colgate Community-Based research award for caries prevention in USA. It is supported by Colgate-Palmolive Company. The principal investigator listed in the application must be a current member of IADR and affiliated with a non-profit academic institution or non-governmental organization. The awards of up to $75,000 will be provided annually to recipients to advance research in the field of cariology. The application deadline is December 9, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Award is provided for research in the field of cariology to promote oral health improvement globally with a focus on community-based research for the prevention and management of caries.
Course Level: Award is available for pursuing research degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Colgate-Palmolive Company
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: -The awards of up to $75,000 will be provided annually to recipients to advance research in the field of cariology to promote oral health improvement globally, with a focus on community-based research for the prevention and management of caries. Depending on the proposals and peer-review, either a single award of $75,000 or multiple smaller awards not exceeding a total of $75,000 will be offered.
-The principal investigator listed in the application must be a current member of IADR and affiliated with a non-profit academic institution or non-governmental organization.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of USA can apply for these scholarships (must be a current member of IADR).

Scholarship Description: The IADR Colgate Community-Based Research Award for Caries Prevention is sponsored by the The International Association for Dental ResearchInternational Association for Dental Research with funding provided exclusively by Colgate-Palmolive Company. The research plan should be divided into:
1. Hypothesis and Specific Aims – Indicate the hypothesis that forms the basis for the research and the specific aims that applicant intends to accomplish with this Award(s).
2. Background and Significance – Discuss the scientific knowledge that led to the stated hypothesis and specific aims, why this project is novel, the importance of the proposed research and its potential relevance, if successful.
3. Preliminary Results – It is not expected that the applicant will have preliminary results to include in the proposal, but if preliminary results are available, they should be described.
4. Research Design and Methods – Briefly describe the procedures and methodology that will be used to accomplish the specific aims, and discuss how potential pitfalls might be avoided.
5. Time Frame – Provide an estimated time for accomplishing key goals. If the proposed work is likely to take longer than two years, indicate the total time frame and overall scope of the project and what applicant hopes to accomplish.
6. Literature Cited – Provide a short list (not more than 10 citations).
7. Resources – Specify what general laboratory/office facilities are at applicant’s disposal to conduct the research. Indicate what specialized equipment and facilities are required.
8. Consultant/Collaborative/Contractual Arrangements – If needed, include letters verifying any consulting, collaborative, or contractual arrangements necessary for the conduct of the research.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The principal investigator(s) is responsible for the scientific conduct of the research. Projects are strongly encouraged to be completed within two years.

What does it cover? The awards of up to $75,000 will be provided annually to recipients to advance research in the field of cariology. Depending on the proposals and peer-review, either a single award of $75,000 or multiple smaller awards not exceeding a total of $75,000 will be offered.

Selection Criteria: Criteria for review will include:
1. Originality and innovation of the research proposal
2. Evidence of the applicants’ abilities to conduct the proposed research.
3. Appropriateness of methodologies and scope.
4. Budgetary emphasis should be on additional technical assistance, equipment, etc. related specifically to pursuing the new idea or method rather than providing significant salary support for principal investigators.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 9, 2013.

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