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ADA Foundation awards seven $20,000 scholarships

April 09, 2018

By Kelly Ganski

Image of ADA Foundation logoThe ADA Foundation is awarding seven dental students each a $20,000 scholarship.

The ADA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Program is designed to recognize dental students who are strong academically and who demonstrate outstanding promise in leadership, public service/volunteerism and/or research. The scholarships are available to all eligible dental students who are U.S. citizens and enrolled in accredited U.S. dental schools.

The 2018 winners are:

  • Angelica Chaghouri, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.
  • Andrew Cook, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona.
  • Curtis Herzog, University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
  • Lauren Langlois, Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Dentistry.
  • Jessica Latimer, University of Washington School of Dentistry.
  • Craig Young, Midwestern University School of Dental Medicine-Arizona.
  • James L. Zaiger, UCLA School of Dentistry.

"The number of applications was astounding, and the quality was absolutely amazing," said Dr. William Calnon, president of the ADA Foundation. "I congratulate the recipients, and I congratulate all who put their application forward. We hope that this helps in many ways for your career, and that it shows one more way that the ADA Foundation cares about your success."

To learn more or to make a donation to the ADA Foundation in support of this and other programs, visit