Honorary Associate Members
In special circumstances as the Board may deem proper, the Board may elect any person who is eligible to become and Associate Member to be an Honorary Associate Member, who shall be entitled to all the privilages of an Associate Member without payment of any subscription or fee, including the New Zealand Dental Journal.
Fellows of the New Zealand Dental Association
Any person, being a Member of the Association and of the dental profession, who has rendered distinguished service to the Association, or to the promotion of dental and allied sciences, may be elected a Fellow of the New Zealand Dental Association by the Board, and such election may be announced at the official opening ceremony of a Conference of the Association or in general meeting of the Association.
Fellowship of the NZDA is an honour that does not change the membership category of the Member.
Honorary Life Members
Members of the dental profession and of scientific eminence, or persons who have rendered distinguished service to the Association, or to the promotion of dental and allied sciences; or who, in the opinion of the Board, will further or advance the interests of the Association, may be elected Honorary Members of the Association by the Board, and such election may be announced at the official opening ceremony of a Conference of the Association or in general meeting of the Association. Such election shall be for the duration of one year or for such other period in excess of one year as the Board shall determine. An Honorary Member shall have none of the liabilities of members as regards subscriptions and shall not be entitled to any vote, but shall have the privilege of attending the Annual General Meeting in each year of membership, and such other privileges as may be conferred under these Rules.
NZDA International Aid Grants
The Board of the NZDA under guidance from Craig Waterhouse, at the August 2010 Board meeting, voted to support the introduction of an increased level of support for NZDA members who take part in, or organize, voluntary oral health services in overseas arenas. The was advertised in the NZDA News and on the NZDA website. The total annual funding made available is NZ$20,000 per annum.
Members of the NZDA who are involved in voluntary overseas dental aid projects were invited to apply for funding to support their projects. This will occur annually.
To apply and for more information click here
Nelson/Marlborough Branch NZDA R.B. Beresford Scholarship for Undergraduate BDS Students
The Nelson/Marlborough Branch NZDA offers the R B Beresford Scholarship to the value of $500, to assist with course expenses for undergraduate BDS students from the region. One scholarship is awarded annually, with applications normally closing in August each year. The successful applicant would be expected to attend NZDA Branch meetings when in the region and must fulfill the following criteria:
- Currently studying for BDS at University of Otago School of Dentistry
- Has resided in the Nelson/Marlborough region for at least 5 years prior to commencing university study
- Application and current CV to be submitted the the Branch Secretary/Treasurer. The names/contact details of the current Branch Secretary can be found on the "contacts" page. Please note you need to be logged in to view the content.
Wrigley Company Foundation NZDA Grants
The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) shares the goal with Wrigley Pacific to improve access to oral care and oral health education across New Zealand and we are proud to announce that applications for the 2014 Community Service Grants programme are now open. This year under the New Zealand Community Service Grant Programme, there are twelve grants across three categories.
Applications for 2014 Grants are now open. Applications close on 15 September 2014
Click the links below for funding for projects within New Zealand:
10 x USD $1,000 Community Service Grants
1 x USD $8,000 ‘Principles in Action’ Community Service Grant: introduced to help activate a larger scale project within New Zealand.
Click the link below for funding for projects within Pacific Region:
1 x USD $5,000 Pacific Region Dental Aid Grant: introduced to promote access to oral health education in the Pacific Islands