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ADA Foundation seeks applicants for its allied dental scholarships

March 18, 2013

By Jean Williams, ADA News staff

The ADA Foundation is accepting applications for its 2013 Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program.

Applications must be received by April 15.

The ADAF annually awards scholarships to students pursuing dental assisting, dental hygiene and dental laboratory technology careers in ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation-accredited programs. Scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to 15 students studying to become dental hygienists, 10 students studying to become dental assistants and five students studying to become dental laboratory technicians—for a total of $30,000 in scholarships.

Each CODA-accredited school and program may submit an application from one student in each of its allied dental careers program areas—dental assisting, dental hygiene and dental laboratory technology—for a total of three applications.

Find scholarship guidelines and applications on For more information, contact the ADAF at 312.440.2547.

The ADA Foundation accepts tax-deductible donations for its scholarship programs, including the Allied Dental Scholarship Program and the Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship Program, online at