The National Dental Association (NDA) and The SmileDirectClub (SDC) have set out on this partnership to expand the number of underrepresented minorities in dentistry and dismantle boundaries to wellbeing equity. There is a fundamental lack of ethnic minority dental specialists in the US, where 4% are African American. Therefore through this scholarship, the foundation is trying to encourage and inspire people to join this career field and grow. SDC will grant 28 Student National Dental Association individuals with a one-time $7,500 grant. Qualified candidates should be second, third, or fourth-year dental understudies and post-graduate Public Health understudies. All competitors should show monetary needs and a pledge to community service.
Public health involves social equality and civil rights. Paying off the education debt burden for oral wellbeing proficient understudies will permit them to serve in networks where they are required most. For the following scholarship, the monetary need will be the primary measure to select the candidates. The candidate must also be in quite good academic standing with the institution they are attending and must demonstrate community involvement with NDA or SNDA. The applications for the following scholarship are due until November 1, 2021.
The National Dental Association advances oral health equity among ethnic minorities by tackling the aggregate force of its individuals, upholding the necessities of and tutoring dental understudies of color, and raising the profile profession in our communities. The National Dental Association (NDA) had its earliest beginnings in 1900, when around 200 experts felt they required an expert association.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||National Dental Association|
|Education Level||Undergraduate, graduate|
|Subjects||Public health, dental|
|Number of Awards||28|
|Contest Deadline||November 1, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Personal statement, recommendation|
Who is Eligible?
Eligible applicants must be 2nd, 3rd, or 4th-year dental students and post-graduate Public Health students. All candidates must demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service. The candidate must be in good academic standing and must demonstrate community involvement with NDA and SNDA.
How to Apply?
To apply for the following scholarship, the interested applicants will have to fill out the online entry form provided on the official portal of the scholarship. In addition to that, the applicants will also have to submit a 500-word personal statement, including the reason for choosing dentistry, participation in community service projects, career goals, and aspirations.
Following are the documents that need to be attached with your application form:
- Two recommendation letters: one from the financial officer and faculty/clinical director. (Stating that they have a greater need than others.)
Out of all the eligible entries received, around 28 best candidates will be chosen and be granted the one-time scholarship award amounting to $7,500 each.
The applications for the following scholarship are due until November 1, 2021. No applications received later this date will be considered.