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! 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.
The ADA Foundation will consider only one Dental Hygiene Scholarship application from each accredited school, submitted by the school on behalf of their selected student. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit hours) in an accredited dental hygiene program; must have a minimum 3.5/4.0 GPA; must have complete grades from at least one semester at the time of application; and must have at least one complete semester remaining in the program.
NOTE: The maximum annual award for the Dental Hygiene Scholarship is $1,000 and is used to defray school expenses such as tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizens. Criteria for eligibility is determined by the applicant's demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, a typed biographical sketch and letters of reference. Applicants must be entering first year or entering second year students currently attending or enrolled in a dental laboratory technology program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Applicants must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $1,000. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or above on a scale of 4.0.
R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field.
The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.
You are eligible to apply for this scholarship at a school that participates in the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program if you are
From a disadvantaged background as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
An individual from a disadvantaged background is defined as one who comes from an environment that has inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skill, and abilities required to enroll in and graduate from a health professions school, or from a program providing education or training in an allied health profession; or comes from a family with an annual income below a level based on low income thresholds according to family size published by the U.S. Bureau of Census, adjusted annually for changes in the Consumer Price Index, and adjusted by the Secretary, HHS, for use in health professions and nursing programs.
A citizen, national, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico or the Marianas Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Federated State of Micronesia.
Under this program, funds are awarded to accredited schools of
nursing (associate, diploma, baccalaureate and graduate degree)
allied health (baccalaureate or graduate degree programs of dental hygiene, medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic technology, speech pathology, audiology, and registered dietitians)
graduate programs in behavioral and mental health practice (includes clinical psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling, or marriage and family therapy)
programs providing training of physician assistants
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.
The Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health program provides opportunities for health professions students and residents to serve on interdisciplinary health care teams in underserved areas. Through SEARCH, you learn to respond to the needs of patients whose cultures may be different from yours. Through NHSC's network of partnerships with regional/State Primary Care Associations and Primary Care Offices, you will be placed in a community where you can make a difference. To qualify for the SEARCH program, you must have started your training as a physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, nurse-midwife, dentist, dental hygienist, psychologist, social worker, psychiatric clinical nurse specialist, or marriage and family therapist. Students who have NHSC scholarships are given priority for the SEARCH program.
The Career Technical Workforce Grant is available to students enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution that has been identified as offering a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree program in a high cost, high demand, or critical industry field. Designated Kansas educational institutions include technical colleges, community colleges, and public four-year colleges that award associate of applied science degrees; and Washburn Institute of Technology. Only technical certificate and associate of applied science degree programs are included among the eligible programs. Preference in awarding goes to applicants with financial need.
National JACL membership is a requirement to be considered for a JACL scholarship. Membership must be held by the applicant or applicant's parents only. Extended family ties do not apply for this requirement. Student memberships are available. For more information about membership categories, please contact the JACL Membership Department at National Headquarters. Applicants must also be planning to attend a college, university, trade school, business school or any institution of higher learning at the graduate school level in the upcoming fall. This scholarship is restricted to a student studying in the field of dentistry.
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.
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.
The Harry N. and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship Fund is an endowment fund of The Foundation for Enhancing
Communities. The income from the fund is used to assist residents from Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties
for a course of study in preparation for medical or dental school, nursing, physical therapy, other medical related
fields, or engineering. Students will be enrolled in undergraduate programs at two or four year colleges or
universities. There will be multiple awards at varying amounts. It is preferred that the number of scholarships be split
equally between males and females.
1. Residents of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry counties
2. Desire to pursue a course of study in preparation for engineering, medical school, dental school, nursing,
physical therapy, or other medical related fields
3. Academic achievement
4. Extracurricular activities
5. Service to the community
6. Financial need
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