Institute for Oral Health

Rosie Wall Community Spirit Grant

Application Available: November 1

Deadline: February 28, 2014

Recipient Selection: July 1


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 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 on 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 member of ADHA or SADHA.
  • Current ADHA Institute Board of Directors, ADHA Board of Trustees and members of the Research Grant Review Committee may not apply as principal investigators.

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