Scholarships in Dental Assistant

Juliette A. Southard/Oral B. Laboratories Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, an ADAA member, and a high school graduate or hold the GED. Transcripts, proof of acceptance to program, two letters of reference, and applicant's letter of intent to pursue a long-range career in dental assisting required. Selection is based upon academic achievement and ability and interest in the career of dental assisting.


Allied Dental Health Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 10

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum 2.8 GPA. Application forms, a copy of the school's letter of acceptance, two letters of recommendation, and a one page, typed, double-spaced biographical sketch required. Application forms must be original, typed, completed and signed, and be embossed with the school's official seal. Selection is based upon financial need, academic achievement, a biographical sketch, and letters of reference.


American Medical Technologists Student Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university, demonstrate academic qualifications and financial need, and be a U.S. resident.


Charles R. Morris Student Research Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 2

Awarded to applicants from accredited programs performing research in oral and maxillofacial radiology. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or pre-doctoral student at the time of research, be nominated by the institution where research was carried out, and submit a manuscript detailing the research project. Selection is based upon clarity of conceptual definition, adequacy of literature review, originality, soundness of methodology, significance of contribution to oral and maxillofacial radiology, and manuscript format and style.


Richard and Roberta Aros Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Lorain or Erie County who is pursuing education in the dental field. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Health Sciences Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be a fourth-year medical student entering a primary care internship/residency in West Virginia, be enrolled in the final year of a nurse practitioner, or an undergraduate physician assistant educational program at a West Virginia school.


Orfalea Scholarship Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or Ventura County high school graduate enrolling or already enrolled at an accredited vocational school, community college, or four-year college or university. Applicant must be an early childhood education or teaching major, or any major provided applicant is able to meet at least one of the following requirements: has a documented learning difference/is a non-traditional learner; is under 24 years of age and has a parent employed as a nurse, teacher (pre-K to grade 12), or at a non-profit agency; is under the age of 24 and is the child of a single parent; has completed the Montana Yellowstone Expedition Summer Program.


John Dawe Dental Education Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be enrolled in a school of Dentistry, Dental Hygiene or Dental Assisting. Two letters of recommendation required.


Bay County Dental Auxiliary Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Bay County, MI resident who will study as a dental, dental auxiliary, dental hygiene or dental technology student full-time. Financial need must be demonstrated.


Dr. Paul W. Vineyard Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a resident of an Eastern Shore County pursuing post-secondary education.


Pediatric Dentist of Tomorrow Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited college or university with aspirations of a career in the dental field.


CITIDental Boston Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be studying dentistry. Essay on the following questions is required: As you pursue your dental career, how would your dental training and skills benefit the less fortunate? How would you utilize your skills to help these communities? Where and how would you do it? How exactly would your plan improve the well-being of these communities?


Dental Assistant Flax Dental Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 25

Applicant must be high school senior or college student pursuing a dental assistant program within the United States at a recognized educational institution. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required


ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda Devore Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicants must be members of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and be enrolled in a dental hygiene, dental education or public health degree program. They must be in good academic standing and demonstrate leadership in dental education or health care. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


AvaCare Mdical Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. Students must be studying or planning on studying a medicine related field. Students must be at least a high school senior. AvaCare Medical offers an annual scholarship for an inspiring act of kindness. Selection is based on judge scores as well as public votes. Submission may be in the form of a blog post, an image or a short video clip. Finalists are selected based on content, creativity and quality of work.