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Dental Scholarship for the Academy for Academic Leadership's Institute for Teaching and Learning

The ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure supports dental education and ADA general dentist members interested in academia. As one part of that commitment, the Council is granting two tuition scholarships to the Academy for Academic Leadership's Institute for Teaching and Learning (AAL/ITL). Each scholarship is in the amount of ITL tuition.

About the ITL

The ITL is a teacher training program for full- or part-time dental educators and private practitioners interested in an academic career. The ITL program is presented in two-phases totaling 6 days with distance education modules between phases. The program allows Scholars to explore all aspects of academia. Additionally, the ITL includes 50 hours of continuing education credit through the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition and the Academy of General Dentistry PACE program.

Scholarship Selection Criteria

CDEL’s tuition scholarship recipients will be selected based on the established criteria of:

  • meets the eligibility requirements
  • accurate application form
  • strength of recommendation letters
  • strength of personal essay

Eligibility Requirements 

To be eligible for the scholarship the individual must be:

Applying for the Scholarship

The original deadline to apply for the scholarships has been extended to March 15, 2017. Scholarships will be granted by May 1, 2017, even though you may apply at any time during the year.

The ADA CDEL/AAL teacher scholarship application includes the complete list of criteria and eligibility requirements.

Download the Application

Applications can be submitted via email to:
Rosemary Monehen at: monehenr@ada.org

Or sent by mail to:

Council on Dental Education and Licensure
American Dental Association
211 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611