grants and prizes
Dental Undergraduate Essay Prize
Deadline- 17 January 2020
Undergraduate dental students are invited to submit a 2,000-word essay on the following topic:
2019-20: 'Should dental students be taught pathology?'
The deadline for applications is 17 January 2020.
The Council will award the prize on the recommendation of a panel of three BSOMP members appointed annually for this purpose and such additional assessors as the Council may wish to appoint.
Applicants will be judged on their approach to and critical analysis of the topic, their knowledge of the literature and their ability to write and construct an argument.
The value of the prize will be £100; the assessors, at their discretion, may divide the prize if two or more entries cannot be separated. The winner/joint winners will be invited to attend the next meeting of the BSOMP to receive the prize. Expenses covering the costs of travel, accommodation and the meeting registration will be met.
The list of candidates will remain confidential and only the name(s) of the winner/joint winners of the award will be made public.
The prize will be awarded at the dinner of the BSOMP meeting.
Candidates should submit their essay together with a ‘Turnitin’ report and a letter of support from their Head of School or delegated individual confirming the work is the candidates own and indicating their year and course of study.