Scholarships for Dentists

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Elizabeth Hoyt

February 18, 2016

Scholarships for Dentists

Here’s something that’ll keep a smile on your face – and help you keep others smiling, too!

If you’re pursuing a career in dentistry, this list of scholarships can help you achieve that dream by supporting costs for pre-dentistry studies and dental school.

Keep in mind that the below examples are just some of the dentistry scholarships that exist in our database—filling out a profile may match you to scholarships at your school of choice.

HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students is available to students who are from a disadvantaged background as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

You must be attending a participating school of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing or a related allied health field to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students.

Norma Adams Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $2,000

The Norma Adams Scholarship is available to juniors and seniors enrolled in the University of Iowa College of Medicine, College of Nursing, or the College of Dentistry.

You must be a resident of Iowa, demonstrate the promise of high achievement, and possess qualities of character and personality which will enhance those skills.

Get more information on the Norma Adams Scholarship.

Gayle and Harvey Rubin Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Gayle and Harvey Rubin Scholarship Fund is available to Oregon residents who are studying or plan to study medicine, dentistry or law.

You must be enrolled in or accepted to a full-time graduate course of study, working toward either an MD, DDM, or JD degree at an accredited institution to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Gayle and Harvey Rubin Scholarship Fund.

Arkansas Health Education Grant Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Arkansas Health Education Grant Program is available to Arkansas residents who are seeking professional training in chiropractic medicine, dentistry, optometry, osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine and veterinary medicine.

This award will allow you to attend accredited out-of-state institutions that offer graduate or professional programs unavailable in Arkansas.

Get more information on the Arkansas Health Education Grant Program.

Shands Board of Directors Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 4
Award Amount: Varies

The Shands Board of Directors Scholarship is available to students in the College of Dentistry at the University of Florida.

You must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Shands Board of Directors Scholarship.

Clark-Phelps Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Clark-Phelps Scholarship Fund is available to post-graduate students at Oregon Health Sciences University.

You must be pursuing a degree in medicine, dentistry or nursing to be eligible for this award.

Preference is given to graduates of high schools in Oregon and Alaska.

Get more information on the Clark-Phelps Scholarship Fund.

Howard B. Higgins South Carolina Dental Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

The Howard B. Higgins South Carolina Dental Scholarship is available to students at the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

You must be a legal resident of South Carolina and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Howard B. Higgins South Carolina Dental Scholarship.

Hartwell C. Howard Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Hartwell C. Howard Scholarship is open to pre-medicine and pre-dental majors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Selection will be based on academic merit and financial need.

Get more information on the Hartwell C. Howard Scholarship.

PreMed Prescription Rating and Experience Program (PPREP)

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Student, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Provided by RateADrug, the PreMed Prescription Rating and Experience Program (PPREP) is open to students majoring in medicine, pre-medicine, nursing, and other health-related fields and select fields in alternative medicine.

Participants will be working directly with prescription and over-the-counter drug users to evaluate the efficacy and side effects of their medications. You must conduct a minimum of 100 five-minute patient surveys within the first four months of acceptance into the program.

The top intern per cycle will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Selection is based on academic background, experience, and extracurricular activities.

Get more information on the PreMed Prescription Rating and Experience Program (PPREP).

Johnson-Sparks Predental Society Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Johnson-Sparks Predental Society Scholarship is available to students in the College of Science at Oregon State University.

You must have at least a 3.5 GPA and demonstrate an interest in a career in dentistry to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Johnson-Sparks Predental Society Scholarship.

BONUS Internship!

Colgate-Palmolive Research & Development: Hygiene – Summer Internship
Ages: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5

The Colgate-Palmolive Research & Development: Hygiene – Summer Internship is available to currently enrolled students in master’s degree program in, or related to, dental hygiene.

You must have a BS degree (preferably in Science), minimum GPA of 3.0 and US citizenship or authorized to work legally in the United State to be considered for this internship.

As an intern, you will participation in the ongoing clinical research program and participation in activities related to Colgate’s professional oral care business, to include meetings, professional conferences, and visits to dental offices and dental schools with Colgate representatives.

Learn more information about the Colgate-Palmolive Research & Development: Hygiene – Summer Internship.

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