Board of Governors' Dental Scholarship-Loan Program (BGDSL)

Scholarship Description

This program is funded by the North Carolina General Assembly. Funds are available to students who have been admitted to the Dental School at UNC-Chapel Hill and demonstrate financial need and a desire to practice dentistry in North Carolina.EligibilityApplicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:  * Must be accepted for admission to the UNC School of Dentistry   * Have financial need   * Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes and express intent to practice dentistry in North CarolinaValueProvided sufficient funds are available, the scholarship provides an annual stipend of $5,000 plus tuition, mandatory fees, medical insurance, a laptop computer and required dental equipment. If funding proves to be insufficient, these amounts will be prorated. Awards are renewable annually for a total award period of four years, provided the student makes satisfactory academic progress, continues to have financial need, and remains interested in dental practice in North Carolina.The scholarship-loan must be repaid with service to the State of North Carolina upon graduation from the Dental School, or through cash repayment with 10% interest.Application ProcedureStudent must be nominated by the UNC Dental School for the award. Applications will be available from the UNC-Chapel Hill Dental School Admissions Office. The application deadline is May of each year.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 5000

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-05-01


Sponsoring Organization College Foundation of North Carolina
2917 Highwoods Blvd. P.O. Box 41966
Raleigh, NC 27604

Contact Person:

Phone: 888-234-6400 (toll free)

Fax: 919-821-3139