Colgate “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures” Minority Scholarships

🏆 Available: 1
💰 $1,250
⏳ 02/02

Scholarship Description

Sponsored by Colgate Palmolive Company, these scholarships are awarded to members of minority groups currently underrepresented in dental hygiene programs at the Associate educational level. Example eligible applicants include: African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, and males.

Education level pursuing: Associate degree

Maximum number of annual awards: will vary
Award Amount: $1,250

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States
  • Completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene curriculum. Students entering their first year of dental hygiene school are not eligible; students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted.
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA)- please refer to the specific scholarship to which you are applying to find out the minimum require GPA
  • A full-time or part-time student during the academic year for which you are applying
  • Must be a professional member or student member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be Hispanic, Latino/a
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply

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Donor: American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) Institute For Oral Health

The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) is the foundation arm of ADHA. The Institute provides scholarships, research grants and community service grants to dental hygiene students and licensed dental hygienists. The mission of IOH is to support the charitable educational, research and scientific endeavors of the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) which will improve the public’s total health by increasing the awareness of and access to quality oral health care