Candidate applications for the 16th Yeonsong Dentistry Awards are open, so please strongly recommend suitable persons as follows:
1. Purpose:
  • 1) Promote academic development of dentistry and discover excellent researchers in the field of dentistry
  • 2) Improving the international status of Korean dentistry

2. Eligibility for award candidates:
  • 1) Members who have Korean nationality, are engaged in dental research, and fulfilled their obligations under Article 7 of the Korean Dental Association (Membership Obligations)
  • 2) Published in SCI and SCIE international journals (original articles, review articles, cases), the Korean Dental Association, and the Korean Academy of Dental Science, as the first author or corresponding author for three years from January 2017 to December 2019. Those with outstanding paper presentation achievements
    ※ Journal of the Korean Dental Association or Korean Academy of Dental Science English Journal is required for 2017-2019.
  • 3) Other matters necessary for eligibility

3) Award Category and Contents:

1st Grand Prize (plaque and 20 million won in prize money)
Yeongsong Award, Dentistry Award: 1 each (plaque and 10 million won in prize money)
※ The grand prize winner is limited to once in a lifetime, Yeongsong Award and Dentistry Award winners can apply again after 7 years

4. Person Gives Recommendation for Award Candidate: head of the agency (one recommended person)

5. Required documents:
  • 1) Official letter of recommendation from organization
  • 2) One letter of recommendation (from one of the following: head of the branch, the head of the College of Dentistry, the head of the training dental hospital, the head of the Academic Division)
  • 3) A list of the paper (refer to Attachment 1) and 1 USB with supporting paper data

6. Evaluation Organization and Method

Selected by the Judging Committee for the Yeonsong Dental Award (심사위원회 Judging Committee? )

7. How to Apply

Only direct submission and registered mail

8. Application Deadline

February 21, 2020 (Fri) 5:00 p.m. (time is strictly adhered to)

9. Where to Submit and Contact

Korean Academy of Dental Science No.205, Korean Academy of Dental Sciences, 257, Gwangnaru-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul (04802)
(TEL) 02-2024-9189 / Ms. Mina Kim

10. Winner Announcement

In March

11. Awarding Schedule

Individual notification to winners
※ Note: Submitted paper and documents are not returned.

12. Sponsor


Jongho Lee, President of Korean Academy of Dental Science
Shinheung Yeonsong Academic Foundation chairperson Seung-Jong Lee