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The Academy of LDS Dentists

The Academy of LDS Dentists awards several $1000 scholarships to dental students regardless of their undergraduate major or university attended. Applicants must be members in good standing in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, completed at least one year of dental school and be a member of the Academy of LDS Dentists. There is no charge for students to registered as a student member of the Academy.
Applications are available at:  
Application deadline: July 1st.

The ADA Endowment and Assistance Fund, Inc.

The ADA Foundation offers three types of scholarships: Dental Student Scholarships: Approx. 25 awards, up to $2,500 each award (up to $62,500 total funding);Underrepresented Minority Dental Student: Approx. 25 awards, up to $2,500 each award (up to $62,500 total funding) ;Robert J. Sullivan Scholarships: Up to two awards, up to $2,500 each award (up to $5,000 total funding) . Applicants should be in their second year of dental school. The ADAF accepts one application per school per program, submitted by the school on behalf of the student. The ADAF does not accept applications submitted directly from students.
Application deadline: December 9th.

Dental Trade Alliance Foundation/Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation Scholarship

DTA selects four third or fourth year dental students to receive a $5,000 scholarship to be applied towards tuition and fees. Each U.S. dental school dean may nominate one student from their school. All applications from each dental school must be submitted by the dean’s office. (Applications sent individually by the applicant will not be considered.) Eligibility criteria include: financial need, academic standing, and history of charitable work.
Application deadline : not specified.

Hispanic Dental Association Foundation

The foundation and Procter & Gamble offer awards to Hispanic students for their first year of dental school. Selection criteria include scholastic achievement, community service, leadership skill, and commitment and dedication to improving health in the Hispanic community. Students are expected to apprize the HDA of their academic progress at mid-year, and provide mentor ship to an incoming Hispanic student. Call (800) 852-7921 or visit for application materials.
Application deadline: July 1st.

National Dental Association Foundation Scholarships

The NDA and Colgate-Palmolive Company offers 2 scholarship programs for Dental Medicine students. The Joseph L. Henry Scholars offers 5 $2000 scholarships renewable for 3 additional years based on academic eligibility ( freshman only).The postdoctoral programs scholarship programs offer $10,000 scholarship support ( 2nd. 3rd and 4th year postdoctoral students only).These awards are based on academic performance and financial need. Applications are available online at:
Application deadline: May 15th.

SDNA Darryl Hawkins Memorial Scholarship

 The Student National Dental Association(SDNA) offers scholarships to students who rising second, third and fourth year dental students. Applicants must write an essay and attach a CV/resume . Applications are available at:!darryl-hawkins-app/c1qix.
Application deadline: June 30th.


Last Published with Edits:February 20, 2014 10:01 AM
Last Comprehensive Review:February 2014

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