ADA Foundation Allied Dental Student Scholarships


To defray study expenses including tuition fees, books and living expenses.

This scholarship is not renewable. Please see the website for further details external link.


Open to citizens of the United States of America only. Applicants must either be entering their 1st year (dental assisting) or final year (dental laboratory technology and dental hygiene). Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale and show financial need of at least US$1,000.

Quantity Available

Approx. 54 scholarships


  • Annual

Award Value

Up to $135,000 total funding.

Application procedure

Application forms are available from the dental hygiene, dental laboratory technology and dental assisting programme directors, and are distributed by school officials. Application forms must be original, typed, completed and signed with the assistance of school officials. Applicants must submit a completed application form, including the Academic Achievement Record Form and Financial Needs Assessment Form signed by school officials, two typed reference forms sealed and noted on the back of the envelopes by the referees and a typed biographical sketch.

Closing date

October 10th


The ADA Foundation

Study Level

  • Professional development

American Dental Association Foundation (ADA)

The purpose of the ADA Foundation Charitable Assistance Programs is to provide a measure of financial assistance to individuals who have financial hardship, whether due to educational needs, chemical dependency, disability or disaster.

Contact Details

  • 312 440 2500
  • 312 440 3526
  • 211
    East Chicago Avenue
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Dental Association Foundation (ADA) by using the links below.


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