Student and Large Research Grants
As part of its mission, the AAID Foundation provides grant funding to researchers who are discovering new and innovative ways to forward the field of Implant Dentistry. Through grant funding, researchers aim to discover and translate their findings into implant dentistry practice.
Student Research Grant Application
The David Steflik Memorial Student Research Grants are available to all dental students and those in post-graduate and residency programs.
The Student Research Grants are appropriate for new investigators, post-graduate students or those resuming research careers.
Grants, up to $2,500, are awarded annually. Applicants may request up to $2,000 to fund the project up to a two-year grant period. The AAID Foundation will provide an additional $500 for travel expenses to attend a future AAID Annual Conference.
Please read all the Student grant application documents below before starting the online application.
The link to the Student Grant application can be found here: Student Grant Application
The application opens March 15, 2021, and the application deadline is June 15, 2021, 5:00 PM CT. Late applications will not be accepted.
AAIDF Student Grant Overview
AAIDF Student Grant Instructions
AAIDF Student Grant Proposed Budget Form
AAIDF Student Grant Budget Narrative Form
AAIDF Student Grant Application Checklist
Large Research Grant Application
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry Foundation (AAIDF) Research Grants Program is intended to provide limited support for meritorious dental implant research projects which includes, but are not limited to the following purposes:
- To conduct research that determines the feasibility of a larger research project.
- To develop and test new techniques and procedures.
- To conduct small clinical or animal research projects.
- To analyze grant data.
Applicants may request up to $25,000 to fund a project for up to a two-year grant period. Successful applicants who require additional time to perform the proposed research may request an extension of the grant period without additional monetary support.
Please read all the grant application documents below before starting the online application.
The link to the Large Research Grant application can be found here: Large Research Grant Application
The application opens March 15, 2021, and the application deadline is July 15, 2021, 5:00 PM CT. Late proposals will not be accepted.
AAIDF Large Grant Overview
AAIDF Large Grant Instructions
AAIDF Large Grant Proposed Budget Form
AAIDF Large Grant Budget Narrative Form
AAIDF Large Grant Application Checklist
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