Institute for Oral Health

Rosie Wall Community Spirit Grant

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Rosie Wall Community Spirit Grant Recipients:

  • Priscilla Flynn, RDH, MPH, Dr.PH, Minnesota, Community Dental Varnish Initiative
  • Diana Smith, RDH, BA, Hawaii, Full Life Teeth Team

Applications Available: November 1, 2016
Deadline: February 28, 2017
Recipient Selection: July 1, 2017

Apply Here

Rosie Wall Community Spirit Grant Guidelines & Selection Criteria

ADHA’s Institute for Oral Health is pleased to offer the Rosie Wall RDH Community Spirit Grant. This program provides funding for dental hygienists who are involved in a specific community health or research project.

Up to six recipients will be accepted (dependent on funding) and will receive the following:

  • $1,000-$3,000 grant monies per recipient: one student; one recipient will be from the state of Hawaii while the others will be chosen from the rest of the 50 states.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Demonstrate involvement in outstanding activities with a community health program or project, which may include dental, medical and/or mental health enhancement.
  • Illustrate that health education is one element of the project.
  • Show that these activities enhance the public view of the professional role dental hygienists play in health improvement.
  • A United States citizen who is either a licensed dental hygienist or a student pursuing a dental hygienist degree.
  • A professional of ADHA or SADHA.
  • Current ADHA Institute Board of Directors, ADHA Board of Trustees and members of the Community Service Grant Review Committee may not apply as principal investigators