Scholarships

There are many scholarships available to members on the national SFB website https://www.biomaterials.org/awards/awards-descriptions.

C. William Hall Award

The objective of the C. William Hall Award is to honor industry and government members of the Society For Biomaterials who have made a significant contribution to the Society and have an outstanding record in establishing, developing, maintaining and promoting the objectives and goals of the Society For Biomaterials. The award is determined from a nomination form, three supporting letters of recommendation and the curriculum vitae of the candidate.

The C. William Hall Award recipient will receive:

  • $1,000 award from the Society For Biomaterials

  • Free registration to the 2018 SFB Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA

  • Travel support up to $500 to the Society’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

  • Up to four nights hotel stay at the annual meeting hotel

  • The Society will donate $1,000 in the name of the recipient to the C. William Hall Scholarship Fund

 

Required Supplemental Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Three Supporting Letters of Recommendation

  • Related Documentation

 

Link: https://www.biomaterials.org/awards/c-william-hall-scholarship
 

Student Awards for Outstanding Research

Student researchers who have shown outstanding achievement in biomaterials research may submit applications and a manuscript reporting their research. The manuscript must be in the style of Journal of Biomedical Materials Research and must be submitted in one of the following categories:

  • Undergraduate student

  • Masters or Health Science degree

  • Ph.D. degree candidate or equivalent

The awardees will be selected from formal nominations submitted accompanied by their manuscript, a Certification of Status, the curriculum vitae of the nominee, and three supporting letters of recommendation

Each recipient will receive:

  • Certification of Award

  • Free registration to the 2018 SFB Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA

  • Travel support up to $500 to the Society’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

  • Complimentary meeting registration

  • Consideration for publication of paper in Journal of Biomedical Materials Research or Applied Biomaterials

Required Supplemental Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (due by September 16, 2017)

  • Certification of Status (due by September 16, 2017)

  • Manuscript (due by October 16, 2017)

  • Abstract of Manuscript submitted to SFB Annual Meeting (Submitted to SFB by October 16, 2017)

  • Three Supporting Letters of Recommendation (due by September 16, 2017)

Link: https://www.biomaterials.org/awards/awards-descriptions
 

Outstanding Research by a Hospital Intern, Resident or Clinical Fellow Award

Hospital interns, residents, clinical fellows, medical students or individuals in equivalent positions who have shown outstanding achievement in biomaterials will be considered for this award. Applicants may have already completed their program. In such cases, submitted papers must be the result of the research conducted during their internship, residency or fellowship. The manuscript must be in the style of Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. The awardee will be selected from formal nominations submitted accompanied by a Certification of Status, the curriculum of the nominee, and three supporting letters of recommendation

 

The recipient will receive:

  • Certification of Award

  • Free registration to the 2018 SFB Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA

  • Travel support up to $500 to the Society’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA

  • Consideration for publication of paper in Journal of Biomedical Materials Research or Applied Biomaterials

 

Required Supplemental Documents:

  • Certification of Status (due by September 11, 2017)

  • The Curriculum of the Nominee (due by September 11, 2017)

  • Manuscript (due by October 16, 2017)

  • Abstract of Manuscript submitted to SFB Annual Meeting (Submitted to SFB by October 16, 2017)

  • Three Supporting Letters of Recommendation (due by September 11, 2017)

 

Link: https://www.biomaterials.org/awards/awards-descriptions
 

Cato T. Laurencin Travel Fellowship

Named in honor of a distinguished member of the Society For Biomaterials, the Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. Travel Fellowship will support under-represented minorities in the field of biomaterials by providing an undergraduate student resources to attend the annual meeting of the Society For Biomaterials, and to become a member of the Society. The goal of this initiative is to stimulate/encourage recipients to pursue a career in biomaterials.

Link: https://www.biomaterials.org/awards/cato-t-laurencin-travel-fellowship

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