ADAVB BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Bursary

Proudly supporting early career dentists

The ADAVB BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Bursary is a professional development grant that was launched in March 2019 as part of a long-standing partnership between BOQ Specialist and the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB).

The bursary is open to ADAVB members who have graduated within the past seven years and aims to acknowledge their commitment to high quality learning and to provide financial support for further professional development through continuing education courses.

The bursary is for $5000 to be spent on courses at ADAVB for professional development.

Applications for the 2022 ADAVB BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Bursary are now open. Visit the ADAVB website here for more information and to apply. Applications close on Monday 31st October 2022 at 5pm AEST.


Congratulations to our 2021 bursary recipient

We are delighted to announce Dr Evangeline Alphonse as the recipient of the 2021 ADAVB BOQ Specialist Recent Graduate Bursary. University of Sydney graduate, Dr Alphonse, has been awarded $5000 to be applied towards ADAVB Continued Professional Development (CPD) courses.

Dr Alphonse impressed the judging panel with her genuine passion for her people, her patients and her community. As the owner of Berwick Dental Clinic and Surgery, she is committed to delivering the highest quality of oral health care through a holistic and team-oriented approach to professional development. Read the full announcement here.


This bursary means a lot to me, especially during these challenging times. It has brought new-found determination and will aid me tremendously in developing myself professionally, and providing better care for all my patients.”

Dr Suet Yen Leong, 2020 Recent Graduate Bursary Recipient  



“The bursary will definitely help me to reach both my clinical and non-clinical goals sooner, and allow me to continue to absorb as many skills and as much knowledge as possible during these early formative years of my career.”

Dr Amy Thompson, 2019 Recent Graduate Bursary Recipient




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