Wednesday, June 09, 2010

ADA Scholarship Programs

ADA Scholarship Programs

 
Program
web site
http://www.ada.org/applyforassistance.aspx#scholar
ships
Sponsor American Dental Association
Deadlines Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Purpose The ADA Foundation funds scholarships for dental students, minority dental students and allied dental students including dental hygiene, dental assisting and dental laboratory technology.
Eligibility 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.
Geographic
coverage
Nationwide
Amount of
funding
Amounts vary.
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; School officials may contact the ADA Foundation by phone at 312-440-2763 or by e-mail: famularor@ada.org to request the scholarship application form; 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. Submission deadlines vary and application materials must be obtained from the applicant's school. Please check with the dental or allied dental school administrators regarding application requirements and dates.
 
For more information contact:
Applications must be obtained from and submitted at the schools.
Summaries of funding programs are provided by RAC for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

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