Local SRG Contests

NSRG offers multiple contests for LSRGs.

  • Apply for the Outstanding Local Research Group Award
  • Submit your newsletter to compete in the Best LSRG Newsletter contest.
  • Get your membership up to have the most new members.
  • Encourage research and win the award for most Student Abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting

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Award Opportunities for Student Researchers

View all the award opportunities for Students under the AADOCR awards pages and the IADR awards pages.   

View AADOCR Award Opportunities.

View IADR Award Opportunities.

AADOCR Student Research Group Mentor Award

In 1997, the AADOCR National Student Research Group (NSRG) initiated the NSRG Mentor Award. This award was established in order to provide national recognition for outstanding faculty mentors. The recipient of the NSRG Mentor Award will receive a plaque and will be the guest speaker at the annual SRG Faculty Advisors’/SRG Presidents' event during the AADOCR Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

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NIDCR Research Training Opportunities

NIDCR is one of 27 separate Institutes and Centers located at the NIH on a suburban campus-like environment approximately 10 miles from the center of Washington, D.C. Students in high school, college, graduate school, or the professional schools (dental, medical, veterinary) can spend a summer or work part-time through the academic year at the NIDCR in Bethesda, Maryland.

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AADOCR Student Advocacy Award

This year the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) National Student Research Group (NSRG) along with the Government Affairs Committee (GAC) would like to recognize a student for outstanding contributions in advocacy for oral health research by awarding The Student Advocate of the Year Award.

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NIH Medical Research Scholars Program Dental Students

The NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) is a comprehensive, year-long research enrichment program designed to attract the most creative, research-oriented medical, dental and veterinary students to the NIH intramural campus in Bethesda, Maryland. AADR has supported the MRSP providing a yearly contribution to NIH to ensure at least one selected is a dental student.

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