Institute for Oral Health

Institute for Oral Health Research Grants

Looking for an opportunity for funding for research projects specializing in dental hygiene?

Our Research Grant Program gives preference to proposals that address the following:

  • Develops or expands upon the dental hygiene body of knowledge
  • Promotes the public’s oral health by improving dental hygiene education and practice, or
  • Supports the delivery of quality oral healthcare.

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Eligibility Requirements

Individuals who meet the following requirements are encouraged to apply:

  • The principal investigator (PI) must be a licensed dental hygienists or a student pursuing a dental hygiene degree
  • The PI must be a current member of ADHA or SADHA
  • Projects which are in progress may be considered for funding as long as they meet the criteria for approval
  • Current members of the ADHA Institute Board of Directors, ADHA Board of Trustees and Research Grant Review Committee may not apply as principal investigators, but may do so in another capacity (i.e. secondary investigator, mentor, etc.)
  • Priority will be given to proposals addressing the ADHA National Research Agenda

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