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ADA NSW and BOQ Specialist
Recent Graduate Grant

Helping young dentists thrive in their careers

Applications are open for the 2021 ADA NSW and BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Grant - kickstarting the career growth and development of young dentists.

BOQ Specialist's longstanding relationship supporting the dental profession resulted in the launch of the Recent Graduate Grant in 2018. We are excited to offer eligible applicants (ADA NSW members of grad year 2014 - 2020) this exciting opportunity for the fourth year running.

Grant Awards

  • 1X $5,000 first prize
  • ​1X $2,500 runners-up prize

To spend on career development at the world class ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development.

How to apply
Using the application form,
demonstrate your commitment to high quality ongoing professional development by:

  • Describing your personal career and CPD plan
  • Attaching a copy of your CPD log
  • Outlining how the Grant will be used to advance your career.

Email your completed application form to Tim Escott by the 29 October deadline

Key dates

  • Applications open: Monday 20 September 2021
  • Applications close: COB Friday 29 October 2021
  • Successful candidates announced: Late 2021 with advance notice provided. 


If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Tim from ADA NSW using the details below:

Tim Escott 
ADA NSW Senior Communications Advisor, NSW Dentist Editor
(02) 8436 9989

2021 Application Form:
Download and apply >

2020 Grant Winners:
Orange-based Dr Amy Calvin and Sydney-based Dr Denise Hsueh were chosen by the judging panel as the winner and runners-up of last year's Grant.

Dr Calvin and Dr Hsueh were awarded the $5,000 first prize and the $2,500 runners-up prize to spend on professional development at ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development (CPD).

2021 Media Releases:

BOQ Specialist and ADA NSW offer vital grant opportunity for young dentists - 28 September 2021

2020 Media Releases:

Prestigious CPD Bursary Beneficiaries Revealed - 21 October 2020

A Bursary That Will Help a Young Dentist Thrive - 13 August 2020