Scholarships, Awards and Fellowships for Students

New! ADEA/MouthWatch Patti DiGangi Scholarship for Dental Hygiene Innovation

A $1,000 scholarship, named in Ms. DiGangi's honor, will be awarded to dental hygiene students who express the desire to transform oral health through leadership and innovative care delivery.


New! ADEA/MouthWatch Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship for Innovation

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student pursuing a career in dentistry who demonstrate professional excellence and strive to make a difference in the profession of dentistry.


ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers

Two $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to support dental hygiene students who are pursuing education beyond an associate degree and who have an interest in an academic career.  


ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers
Two $5,500 scholarships will be awarded to support predoctoral dental students who demonstrate firm commitments to becoming dental educators.


ADEA/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Preventive Dentistry Scholarships
Twelve $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to support predoctoral students who have demonstrated academic excellence in preventive dentistry.


ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship
A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to support an individual studying allied dental education at the baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degree level.