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General Information

Name ADHA Institute Scholarship Program
Number of Awards
Award Value $1,000 - $2,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until May 1
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Contact Information

Contact American Dental Hygienists Associations Institute for Oral Health
444 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 3400
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone (800)735-4916

Scholarship Description

The primary focus of the program is to provide financial assistance to dental hygiene students and dental hygienists who can demonstrate a commitment to further the discipline of dental hygiene through academic achievement, professional excellence, and a desire to improve the publics overall health.

Eligibility Requirements
* Must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States
* Completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene curriculum. Students entering their first year of dental hygiene school are not eligible; students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted.
* A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
* A full-time student during the academic year for which you are applying (e.g. Fall 2007 – Spring 2008); unless applying for the Part-Time Scholarship.
* Must be an active member of the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA) or the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).
* Graduate students must hold an active dental hygiene license and hold the minimum of a baccalaureate degree; and
* Demonstrate a financial need of at least $1,500 by using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).