Scholarships in Dentistry (d.d.s., D.m.d.)

Hinson-Hazelwood Health Education Loan

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be attending a Texas college or university. Selection is based upon financial need and credit. Applicant must be a permanent U.S. resident eligible to pay resident tuition at a Texas public college or university.


Jason Lang Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have completed a minimum of one year of an undergraduate program in Alberta and are continuing in the same program. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.


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.


Georgia Dental Education Foundation

Award: $500, Deadline: April 27

Applicant must be a senior dental hygiene student. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and intend to practice in Georgia.


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.


Health Professions Education Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Award: $10,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a student who is enrolled or accepted into a dentist, dental hygienist, certified nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialists, or physician assistant program.


State Dental/Medical Education Loan/Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a medical or dental student who can agree to work in family medicine or general dentistry in Mississippi for one year for each year of the money received. Service must be performed in an approved critical shortage location.


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.


Clark-Phelps Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Oregon or Alaska who is pursuing a degree in dentistry, medicine or nursing at a public college or university on Oregon. FAFSA required.


Jeannette E. Mowery Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must attend Oregon Health & Science University or an Oregon law school and major in dentistry, law or medicine. FAFSA required.


Dr. Glenn E. Callaway Dental Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a past or current resident of Bartholomew County who resided in Bartholomew County for at least four years during the time they attended grades 6-12 and is enrolling at or attending the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Godfrey T. Norman Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a graduate of Reed City High School who intends to pursue a degree in pre-medical, pre-dental, or nursing. Minimum 3.5 GPA required; interview may be required.


John M. and Mary A. Shanley Memorial Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Hendry or Lee County, FL high school who will pursue a degree in accounting, agriculture, architecture, computer science, dentistry, education, engineering, law, medicine, or ministry. Minimum 3.0 GPA 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.


Decatur Dental Services (DDS) Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 7

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an Adams County, IN high school who will major in a dental-related field of study.


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.


ACLS Medical Training Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a high school senior or college student. Preference will be given to those currently enrolled in a nationally accredited nursing school, medical school, pharmacy school, dental school, respiratory therapy program, paramedic program, or emergency medical technician program. Essay required.


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?


Hispanocare Student Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 3

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen of latino descent who resides in Illinois and is pursuing a degree in the healthcare field. Minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 21, essay, copy of transcript, resume, three letters of recommendation, copy of most recent tax return, and proof of citizenship required.


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


NHSC Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 7

Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into allopathic or osteopathic medical schools, family nurse practitioner programs, nurse-midwifery programs, physician assistant programs or dental school. Upon completion of training, scholars must choose practice sites in federally designated health professional shortage areas for one year for each year of support received.


Health Resources and Services Administration-Bureau of Health Professions Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

Award: $30,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicants must be full-time students, be from a disadvantaged background, demonstrate financial need and be studying in a health field, including medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and others. They must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. All other criteria are set by individual schools.


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.