Grants for Dental Students

Students taking up dental-related courses can apply for scholarship grants offered by several foundations, organizations and institutions. These are in addition to the scholarship offered by the dental school. Dental trainings by the students are also part of the grants.

Johnson & Johnson Dentistry Scholarships

The healthcare products maker, Johnson & Johnson, teamed up with the American Dental Association or the ADA in providing scholarship grants for dental students who have acquired academic excellence in his/her studies in preventive dentistry. The scholarship program will provide cash grant worth $2,500 that will be used for school expenses such as tuition fees. Up to 12 students can receive this scholarship every year. Interested students should contact their dean. Visit adea.org to get more details or call (202) 289 – 7201.

American Dental Education Association and Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Preventive Dentistry Scholarships
1400 K St. NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

Hispanic Dental Association

Students taking up any dental-related course and comes from Hispanic descent are eligible to apply for the grants offered by the Hispanic Dental Association. Three scholarship grants are offered by the HAD namely the Colgate-Palmolive Scholarship that provides up to $10,000 for academic training, Procter & Gamble Professional Oral Health Scholarship that provides $1,000 to freshmen dental students and the Dr. Juan D. Villarreal Scholarship that is intended for Texan students. Interested applicants must be members in the HAD. Visit hdassocc.org for more details or call the HAD at (217) 529 – 6517.

Hispanic Dental Association
3085 Stevenson Dr., Ste. 200
Springfield, IL 62703

Grants for Dental Public Health Residency Training

The Department of Health and Human Services is providing dental grant that will be used in developing and improving the training programs for dental residency. The grant is also intended to give assistance in the form of financial support to trainees who are enrolled in the programs of dental residency. The cash grant can be utilized for developing and designing dental residency programs; however, it should not be used for the expenses of construction as well as patient services. To become eligible for the grant program, the applicants should tender an accredited Dental Public Health Training Program. They must also demonstrate their capability to occupy full time dental staff, show evidence of experience in the field of dental profession and experienced serving communities with oral and dental health issues especially those belonging to the minority, underserved and poverty-stricken communities. Visit hrsa.gov to get more details about the program or call (301) 443 – 5260.

Department of Health and Human Services
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20857

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