Dental Hygiene Scholarships
Here are some of the Dental Hygiene scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Atlanta Dental Spa’s scholarship program is back and better than ever for 2016! We value higher education and support those students who exert the effort to achieve their professional and personal goals. We also understand obtaining a desired level of education can be difficult without financial aid, which is why we have created the Atlanta Dental Spa scholarship program.
* Candidates must be high school graduates or hold the GED to be eligible for consideration. * Scholarships are available to students who are enrolled in a dental assisting program or applicable courses aimed at furthering a career in dental assisting. You must be an ADAA member or ADAA student member. * Candidates will be considered on the basis of academic achievement, ability and interest in the career of dental assisting.
Criteria for Applications
A student wishing to apply for the Appleby Scholarship must:
- Be a resident of the State of Maine
- Have completed the first year of dental school
- Be currently enrolled in a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association
Procedure for Application
Interested parties should request an application form from the Maine Dental Association, PO Box 215
Manchester, ME 04351. The application should be accompanied by:
- One personal letter of recommendation
- Two dental school instructor letters of recommendation
- An undergraduate college transcript
- A current dental school transcript
- A personal statement explaining your choice of dentistry as a career and your future goals, including your goals to practice in the State of Maine
Criteria for Selection
The MDA Foundation Committee for the Appleby Scholarship will review the applications and choose the scholarship recipients based upon a review of the application and the accompanied documentation requested.
This program will provide scholarships to emigres from the former Soviet Union to train in medicine, dentistry, dental hygiene, nursing, pharmacy, occupational and physical therapy, and physician assistant programs. Applicants must be female and live within a 50-mile radius of New York City. Grants are awarded based on financial need and academic merit.
? 3rd Year Dental Students attending the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.The funds for this $500 scholarship were made available by the family of Dr. John Nolen. The late Dr. Nolen served as executive director of the Michigan Dental Association from 1969 until 1990, building the MDA into a modern-day association and helping guide the profession through a time of significant change and challenge. Previously a general dentist from Lansing, Dr. Nolen was a longtime member of the MDA Board of Trustees and served as MDA secretary prior to his appointment as executive director. Active in politics and well-known nationally, as well as in Michigan, Dr. Nolen was long considered one of organized dentistry’s most-effective administrators and leaders.Must be enrolled full-time and entering the third year of undergraduate dental education at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
To be considered, you must: - Document financial need of at least $1,500 by completing either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) of the Family Financial Service form of the ACT; - Be enrolled into an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States; - Have completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene curriculum prior to receiving an award; - Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the time you have been enrolled in a dental hygiene curriculum; - Be a full-time student during the academic year for which you are applying. Awarded to members of a minority group(s) currently underrepresented in dental hygiene programs. Eligible applicants include African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, and males. Two scholarships will be awarded in this category.
Description: Awarded annually to a High School senior residing in the Galien School District, who is beginning a career path for a health-related profession in an effort to help provide health professionals in the Galien area.Criteria: Graduates of any High School in Southwest lower Michigan who is currently a Galien Resident and enrolled in medical, dental, optometric, veterinary medicine, nursing, therapy, or any and all educational programs which are designed to educate individuals for the provision of medical or other health care services to humans or to animals. Consideration will be given to a full or part-time student at an accredited institute of higher learning with evidence of leadership and communityservice. Financial need will be at least a secondary consideration. Interview required.Award: Amounts up to $1000; nonrenewable
Criteria: 1. Must be second year student. 2. Must be currently attending or enrolled at a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Association. 3. Must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $2,500. 4. Must have a 3.0 GPA. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.adea.org/Awards/default.htm for more information and an application form.
The purpose of the Health Professions Education Scholarship Program is to increase the number of dentists, dental hygienists, nurse practitioners, certified midwives, and physician assistants who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in these specialties who have demonstrated financial need. Eligible applicants may receive up to $10,000 per year, and would have a service obligation of 2 years. This program is made possible by a grant from the Vitamin Cases Consumer Settlement Fund.
ELIGIBILITY for SCHOLARSHIP
1. Any student currently ENROLLED or ACCEPTED into a certificate or degree conferring hospital related health care sequence is eligible (such as medical schools, dental schools, nursing programs, pharmacy schools, radiology technology programs, therapy programs such as occupational/physical/speech, etc. Students in general course of studies programs (i.e. pre-med, general education courses, liberal arts, etc.) are not eligible.
2. Applicants enrolled in an associate degree or hospital-based program will be considered their first year (such as radiology techs, nuclear medicine techs, RNs, cardiac rehab techs, etc.)
3. Applicants must be Illinois residents.
4. The school to be attended need not be an Illinois institution; however, it must be accredited or recognized as an approved program by the appropriate agencies.
5. Students having less than one academic year remaining until graduation are not eligible for consideration.
6. In order to be competitive, a 3.5 GPA out of 4 points or a 4.5 GPA out of 5 points is necessary.
Students who are enrolled or accepted into Dentist, Dental Hygienists, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Physician Assistant programs.An awardee may receive up to $10,000 for this scholarship. An awardee commits to work full-time or 32 hours per week after graduating with a degree for a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care in a medically underserved area (MUA) in California.You must be both a permanent resident of California and U.S. citizen in order to apply for all programs administered by the Health Professions Education Foundation.To be eligible for this program, students must be seeking one of the following health profession occupations:? Dentistry? Dental Hygiene? Nurse Practitiodner? Physician Assistant? Certified Nurse MidwiferyScholarships are available to students who are enrolled or accepted in an accredited professional program. Priority will be given to students who will graduate within one (1) to two (2) years. Awardees must sign a contract with the office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)/Health Professions Education Foundation and agree to the following:? Be a full-time or part-time student (no less than six (6) units) in a California accredited school.? Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 each year scholarship funds are sought.? Upon graduating, complete a two (2) year service obligation to practice in a medically underserved area of California as a Health Professional providing full-time (32 hours per week or its equivalent) direct patient care.NOTE: Scholarship recipients may be awarded up to two (2) times which carries a two (2) year service obligation for each award.
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