Value of award: £500 (up to 2 awards available alternate years)

Entry criteria: The British Society of Special Care Dentistry has established these awards to support BSSCD members (excluding consultants and equivalent academic grades) who wish to present a poster or oral communication at scientific meetings of the International Association for Disability & Oral Health (IADH). Up to two awards of £500 will be available on alternate years to coincide with the IADH conference.

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to Deborah Gray at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please entitle your email ‘BSSCD travel award application’


The winning entry(s) will receive their certificate and cheque as part of the conference proceedings at the BSSCD Spring Conference or it can be sent in the post if the person is unable to attend. The winning entry(s) will present at the BSSCD Spring Conference. If a winning abstract is not accepted for the proposed conference, or the applicant is subsequently unable to attend the named meeting, BSSCD must be informed and the award may have to be returned to the Society.

Updated 23.02.2023 FT