ADAVB BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Bursary

Supporting the professional development of graduate dentists

The Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) and BOQ Specialist have launched a new Recent Graduate CPD Bursary to recognise the commitment of early career dentists to ongoing learning by contributing $5,000 towards ADAVB professional development courses for one ADAVB recent graduate member.

Key dates

Applications close
5:00pm Monday 8 July 2019

Applicants will be notified Friday 2 August 2019

About the Bursary

The ADAVB BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Bursary will support the career growth of a graduate dentist through financial support for continuing education courses.

The bursary recognises a recent graduate who demonstrates a commitment to high quality ongoing professional development.

The bursary is open to any current ADAVB member who first registered as a dentist in Australia between 2011-2019, and is not serving a current term in office on ADAVB Council or Standing Committees.

The bursary is for $5,000 to be spent on courses at ADAVB for professional development between September 2019 and September 2021.

A practitioner can only submit one application per year. Any practitioner who receives this bursary cannot apply again.

All correctly completed applications will be assessed and reviewed by the bursary panel, comprising of the ADAVB President, Vice President and CEO.

The bursary will be presented to the successful candidate at an ADAVB Annual Award Ceremony on Friday 10 August 2019.

The practitioner who receives this bursary will be profiled in relevant ADAVB and BOQ Specialist publications, websites and social media.

Elegibility criteria

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must be current ADAVB members
  • Applicants must have a CPD log of activities undertaken in the last two years, or since graduation if less than two years
  • Must not be serving a current term of office in the ADAVB Council or Standing Committees.

Application details

Applications close COB Friday 8 July 2019

The ADAVB BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Bursary consists of four sections:

  • Section 1: Personal and practice details
  • Section 2: Personal career and CPD plan
  • Section 3: Dental Practice CPD log
  • Section 4: Declaration

Only complete applications will be considered.

Submit your application online

Hard-copy application

Download the application form (PDF)

Hard-copy applications can be submitted by post to:
3/10 Yarra Street
South Yarra VIC 3141

or email a copy to

Find out more

Contact: Caroline Kaur at ADAVB
Phone: 03 8825 4622