Department of Dental Hygiene Scholarships/Awards



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 public's overall health.

CRITERIA: The scholarship applicant must:

  • be enrolled in an accredited U.S. dental hygiene program
  • have completed a minimum of one year of the dental hygiene curriculum (students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted)
  • document a minimum financial need of a least $1,500 by using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • be a full-time student during the academic year of application unless applying for a designated part-time scholarship

Please visit ADHA Institute Scholarship Program to see a list of all scholarships offered and their specific criteria, and to download the application.


AMOUNT: Awards range from $1,000 - $2,000


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