2018 ADAVB BOQ Specialist CPD Practice Bursary

The 2018 Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) and Bank of Queensland Specialist (BOQ Specialist) CPD Practice Bursary is now available for ADAVB members in private practice. The ADAVB BOQ Specialist Practice Bursary recognises and supports dental practices that are committed to quality learning through continuing professional development for every practitioner and professional staff in the practice.

The Bursary consists of a grant valued at $10,000 to be used for professional development and training purposes only, of which:

  • $2,000 must be applied to CPD courses and/or training programs offered by ADAVB; and
  • $8,000 can be applied to any CPD and/or training programs offered by ADAVB or other providers.

Applications will be assessed and reviewed by the Bursary panel, comprising appointed senior representatives from ADAVB and BOQ Specialist.

The ADAVB BOQ Specialist CPD Practice Bursary will be presented to the successful applicant at an award ceremony on Friday 10 August 2018 at the Melbourne Convention Centre, South Wharf.

The practice that receives the Bursary will be profiled by the ADAVB and BOQ Specialist in relevant print and online media.

Key dates

Applications close
5:00pm, 22 July 2018

Applicants will be notified
Wednesday 25 July 2018

Award ceremony      
9:00am, Friday 10 August 2018

Application guidelines

Eligibility criteria

Before you make an application, please ensure you meet the following requirements:

  • You, as the applicant, and the principal owner(s) of the practice, must be a current financial ADAVB member.
  • All registered practitioners working in the practice (dentist, dental hygienist, dental therapist and oral health therapist) must have a CPD log of activities undertaken in the last two years, ie from 1 December 2016 onwards.
  • The practice must be a private practice.
  • You are not serving a current term of office in the ADAVB Council or ADAVB CPD Committee.
  • You are not a previous recipient of the ADAVB and BOQ Specialist Practice CPD Bursary.

Submit your application online or hard-copy

Online application

Complete application online

Hard-copy application

Download the application form (Word document)

Hard copies to be presented as a booklet which can be stapled or bound, and a minimum of four copies must be provided.

  • The front cover must have the practice name, logo and the title 2018 ADAVB BOQ Specialist CPD Practice Bursary.
  • Pages must be numbered and presented in Section order – Section 1, Section 2, Section 3 and Section 4.
  • Use a font that is not less than size 10 font.
  • Use 1.5 spacing between lines.
  • Tables, figures and images may be included.

Sections to complete

The ADAVB BOQ Specialist CPD Practice Bursary application consists of 4 sections:

  • Section 1: Personal & Practice Details
  • Section 2: Practice CPD plan
  • Section 3: CPD Log(s)
  • Section 4: Declaration

All sections much be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Enquiries: Caroline Kaur, CPD Manager, email cpd@adavb.org or phone 8825 4600.