American Dental Association Dental Hygiene Scholarship

American Dental Association Foundation (ADA)
Type Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Duration 1 Year

Description

Dental Hygiene Scholarship Program

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

  • Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen (permanent resident status does not qualify);
  • Applicants must be an entering final year student at the time of application and currently attending a dental hygiene 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 from two dental hygiene program representatives in support of the application must be submitted as part of the application form.

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.

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;
  • 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.

Ethnicity

  • Not Applicable

Citizenship

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

More Information

http://www.adha.org/ioh-scholarships-main

American Dental Association Foundation (ADA)
211 East Chicago Avenue
17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-440-2763
Fax: 312-440-3526
Email: famularor@ada.org