Other Scholarship Programs
The ADA Foundation has a scholarship program for students pursuing careers in dentistry, dental hygiene, dental assisting and dental laboratory technology.
The NHSC offers a competitive scholarship program designed for students committed to providing primary health care in communities of greatest need. Scholarship recipients serve where they are most needed upon completion of their training. The program offers the following benefits for up to 4 years of education:
- Payment of tuition and fees
- Twelve monthly stipend payments per year of scholarship support
- Payment of other reasonable educational expenses, such as books, supplies, and equipment
The Scholarship program of the Academy of LDS Dentists is a manifestation of the members’ desire to give. The Academy receives applications for assistance from 30-50 individuals each year. Dental students must have completed at least one year of dental school and be a member of the academy of LDS Dentist to be eligible to receive this scholarship. (You may register as a student member of the Academy at their website.)
HSF/General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.
The Health Professions Scholarship Program is for American Indian and Alaska Native students, who are members of their Tribe (federally recognized only), enrolled in health professions and allied health professions programs. Students incur service obligations and payback requirements on acceptance of funding from this program. Priority is given to graduate students and junior- and senior-level students unless otherwise specified. Health Professions Scholarships are awarded for a one year period (12 months of support), with re-application required for each year of continuation. Stipends are paid for the 12-month period beginning each year from August 1 through July 31 for health and allied health professional education up to four years full-time or up to eight years part-time.