May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


New! Sunstar and AAPD Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Call for Applications Due April 4, 2016

March 2016 Volume LI Number 2


The Sunstar and AAPD Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program was established for the purpose of promoting and supporting prospective research by postdoctoral students and residents in pediatric dentistry.  The Sunstar Research Fellowships are possible through the generous support Sunstar Americas, Inc. Up to three pediatric dentistry postdoctoral students/residents are selected each year to receive a yearlong research fellowship. The AAPD Committee on Scientific Affairs selects the recipients on a competitive basis from eligible submissions.  Each award will be made by July 5, 2016, and will provide up to $7,500 of funding. Recipients are required to present their research results at the AAPD 2017, May 25 - 28, in Washington, D.C.


Applicants must be 1) a student member of AAPD, 2) currently enrolled in an advanced educational program in pediatric dentistry.

 Interested individuals are encouraged to apply for the Sunstar Research Fellowship early in their training.  Once the award is commenced, on July 5, 2016, at least one year must remain to complete the fellowship. 

 Individuals with graduate student research projects currently in progress are eligible to apply for this program, if all criteria are satisfied.

Applications should be sent via email to Jessica Parra at, by April 4, 2016, by 11:59 p.m. CST.

Generously Supported by Sunstar


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