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Dows Student Research Fellowship Award

Justin Kirch
Justin Kirch (as a D2) stands next to his poster that describes his research for which he was a Dows Award recipient. This photo was taken at AADR Local Research Day on February 19, 2013.

The Dows Student Research Fellowship program, initiated in 1979, is the oldest student research training program in the College. The Student Research Competition for the Dows award is open to all dental students.  Students receive a stipend and a supply budget.  Awards are not restricted to students qualifying for work study.  Applications for this award will be accepted in the spring of each year. Specific deadlines will be announced.  Instructions for preparing applications are available in the Office of Dental Student Research (N406). Awardees will be expected to submit written progress reports on their projects to the program director in the spring at announced dates and at the conclusion of the research period.