American Dental Association Dental Assisting Scholarship

American Dental Association Foundation (ADA)
Type Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Duration 1 YearCheck website for more deadlines.

Description

The maximum annual award for the Dental Assisting Scholarship is $1,000.

  • Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen (permanent resident status does not qualify);
  • Applicants must be an entering student at the time of application and enrolled in a dental assisting program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association;
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student, a minimum of 12 credit hours;
  • Applicants must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $1,000;
  • Applicants must have a minimum accumulative grade point average of 3.5 based on a 4.0 scale;
  • Two reference forms, one from a dentist or dental assisting representative and/or one from a school representative in support of the application must be submitted as part of the application form.

Application Process

  • Only schools accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association are eligible to participate in the ADA Foundation’s Scholarship Program;
  • School officials may contact the ADA Foundation by phone at 312-440-2763 or by e-mail: famularor@ada.org to request the scholarship application form;
  • Students must contact the associate dean for student affairs/program director or financial aid officer at the school to request a scholarship application form as the forms are disbursed by school officials;
  • The appropriate school officials should select its top two students as the ADA Foundation will only accept two applications from each school for each scholarship program to consider.

General Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident status does not qualify to apply to the ADA Foundation Scholarship Programs;
  • Criteria for eligibility for an award is determined by the applicant’s demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, biographical sketch questionnaire and two completed reference forms;
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student, a minimum of 12 credit hours;
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need;
  • Applicants must have an accumulative grade point average of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale.

Ethnicity

    Citizenship

    This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

    More Information

    http://www.ada.org/sections/educationAndCareers/pdfs/loan_repayment.pdf

    American Dental Association Foundation (ADA)
    211 East Chicago Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: 312-440-2763
    Fax: 312-440-3526
    Email: famularor@ada.org