Student Award Programs 

AAPHD is proud to recognize dental residents in public health dentistry, dental students and dental hygiene students through two award programs.

The Student Merit Awards offer cash prizes and support to dental public health residents, senior dental students and senior dental hygiene students to present their research during the poster session of the annual National Oral Health Conference.

The Student Recognition Awards in Community Dentistry provides recognition to students in dental or dental hygiene schools for service work or projects they have given to their communities. 


 AAPHD Student Merit Awards 

The deadline to submit for the 2021 AAPHD Student Merit Awards was January 29, 2021. Watch for the announcement for the 2022 AAPHD Student Merit Awards in the fall of 2021.

  • Predoctoral Dental Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Dentistry
  • Leverett Graduate Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dental Public Health for Master and Doctoral Degree Students in Dental Public Health and Dental Public Health Residents
  • Dental Hygiene Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Dentistry 
2021 AAPHD Student Merit Awards
2020 AAPHD Student Merit Awards
2019 Student Merit Award Winners
2018 Student Merit Award Winners 2017 Student Merit Award Winners
2016 Student Merit Award Winners 2015 Student Merit Award Winners
2014 Student Merit Award Winners 2013 Student Merit Award Winners
2012 Student Merit Award Winners 2011 Student Merit Award Winners

 

 

 


 

 

 

Student Recognition Awards in Community Dentistry

 The Student Recognition Awards in Community Dentistry provides recognition to students in dental or dental hygiene schools for service work or projects they have given to their communities. These awards are offered to each dental and dental hygiene school in the United States and Canada for senior students only.

The deadline date for the 2021 awards was April 30, 2021. Please visit the website in February of 2022 for the 2022 deadline dates.

Dental Hygiene Student Recognition Award for Achievement in Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health

Dental Student Recognition Award for Achievement in Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health

2021 Student Award Winner
2020 Student Award Winners
2019 Student Award Winners
2018 Student Award Winners 2017 Student Award Winners
2016 Student Award Winners 2015 Student Award Winners
2014 Student Award Winners 2013 Student Award Winners
 2012 Student Award Winners 2011 Student Award Winners