Institute for Oral Health

Scholarship Program

Watch the video below to hear 2015-2016 IOH Chair Kelli Swanson Jaecks, MA, RDH, Hu-Friedy Vice President of Corporate Development, Karen Neiner, and IOH scholarship recipient Elizabeth Carr discuss how IOH’s scholarship program is making a positive impact on the lives of dental hygienists and the profession.


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Applications Available: October
Deadline: February 1
Recipient Selection: July 1


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Looking for an opportunity that will provide financial assistance to further your academic achievement, professional excellence and a desire to improve the public’s overall health?

ADHA’s Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to dental hygiene students and dental hygienists who demonstrate a commitment to advance the discipline of dental hygiene. The call for scholarship applications begin in October of each year. Apply today for your chance to receive funding to extend your dental hygiene education.

Applicants can only choose one scholarship to be considered for and should refer below to the scholarship listing for full eligibility details.

Available Scholarships

Eligibility

Current ADHA Institute Board of Directors, ADHA Board of Trustees and members of the Scholarship Review Committee are not eligible to apply

UNDERGRADUATE:

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered, please refer to specific scholarships for further requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States
  • Completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene curriculum. Students entering their first year of dental hygiene school are not eligible; students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted.
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA)- please refer to the specific scholarship to which you are applying to find out the minimum require GPA
  • A full-time student during the academic year for which you are applying (Fall 2017 – Spring 2018)
  • Must be a professional member or student member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).

GRADUATE:

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered, please refer to specific scholarships for further requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a Graduate degree program in Dental Hygiene or accredited, degree studies related to the professional roles of the dental hygienist.
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA)- please refer to the specific scholarship to which you are applying to find out the minimum require GPA
  • A student during the academic year for which you are applying. If you are graduating that same year, you are still eligible. Note that scholarship awards are distributed after July 1, so this may be a "reimbursement" check given to the student for their tuition/school expense already assumed during the school year.
  • Must be a professional member or student member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).
  • Graduate students must hold an active dental hygiene license and hold the minimum of a baccalaureate degree

The application is now closed