This fellowship is designed to encourage and engage researchers who are innovating and leading the way to advance dental materials science. The focus of the program is particularly to support future oriented new pathways and methods in dental research.
Award and Recognition
The recipient receives a $10,000 fellowship for two years, is honored at a private ADA event and has the opportunity to present their research via a continuing education program. The researcher may also have the opportunity to share their work and interact with 3M Scientists at 3M in St. Paul, MN or at dental research industry events.
The American Dental Association sponsors the 3M Innovative Research Fellowship with the generous support of 3M Oral Care.
Submit a letter of nomination describing the nominee’s research interests and explaining why the nominee deserves to be recognized as an emerging leader in dental research, along with the nominee’s curriculum vitae.
Nominations must be received by December 1, 2019 via email or hard copy to:
Ms. Kelly Mangold
3M Innovative Research Fellowship
American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2637
For more information, please contact Ms. Kelly Mangold at