CORAL SPRINGS, Florida--The Academy of Laser Dentistry has announced the 2007 Dr. Eugene M. Seidner Student Scholarship Program designed to promote dental laser education and acknowledge dental students who present exceptional papers in lasers in dentistry.
This scholarship program:
*Encourages undergraduate and graduate dental students to broaden
their understanding of lasers in dentistry;
*Provides financial award to enable students to present their work
at the Academy's annual meetings in either poster presentations or
scientific and clinical lectures;
*Encourages the investigation of the various laser wavelengths and
their tissue interactions and the correct and safe use of lasers in
Initial scholarships will be presented to up to three dental students to
attend and present their work during ALD's conference SOURCE 2007:Lasers in Dentistry, March 28-31, 2007 in Nashville, Tenn.
The selection will be based on an abstract of laser research or clinical case studies submitted for presentation. Funding for each successful candidate will cover one year of ALD membership, the fees for attending a Standard Proficiency Dental Laser course at Source 2007, full conference registration, air transportation, and up to 5 nights hotel accommodation at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville.
Criteria for eligibility are determined by the applicant's demonstrated
academic achievement in the study of lasers in dentistry. Applicants must
be undergraduate dental students, graduate students in general practice, and graduate students in any specific dental specialty.
Application forms and instructions are available by contacting the academy's office.