Scholarship Info

**SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE**

DENTAL STUDENTS AND HYGIENE STUDENTS 

Candidates for the scholarship must:

  • Have completed at least one year of dental or hygiene school;

  • Be a student member of the Academy of LDS Dentists.  There is no charge.  To register as a student member of the Academy, CLICK HERE;

  • Be a member “in good standing” in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  A letter of recommendation needs to be written by your current bishop/branch president as part of your application and e-mailed to the Academy.

  • Submit a current transcript from your school.  An official transcript is preferred, but an unofficial transcript is acceptable.  Both the letter of recommendation and the transcript should be e-mailed to: scholarships@academyofldsdentists.com.

Criteria will be based on merit, financial need, and potential for contribution to the dental profession.

DENTAL STUDENTS:  WIN A FREE TRIP TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE – DETAILS BELOW!

Education is a key focus of the Academy, included as part of the Academy’s mission statement: ”to promote dental education among professionals…with high-quality education presentations and classroom instruction from qualified and recognized dental educators.”

The Annual Conference, sponsored by the Academy each year in August at BYU, is an excellent way to receive top-notch education, while developing friendships and enjoying fellowship with other members of the Academy in an environment which embraces the standards and values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

It is no surprise that attending dental school can be very expensive, creating financial difficulties for students in many areas, including being able to participate in additional educational opportunities, which can be very rewarding and life-changing for students.  In order to facilitate dental students’ ability to participate in the Annual Conference, the Academy is excited to announce a new dental student scholarship for the year 2014:  THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP.  

Dental students awarded this scholarship will be reimbursed up to $1,000 for conference expenses incurred while attending the 2014 Annual Conference (August 15-16) including: registration, airfare, rental car (or mileage for own car), hotel, and meals.  This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the benefits of coming to the Annual Conference without financial stress attached! The $1,000 can also go to cover expenses for your family members who come to the conference!

DEADLINE for DENTAL STUDENT scholarship applications  is MAY 15, 2014.  The Executive Committee will be evaluating, with care, each application.  Notifications to recipients will be made after June 1st, 2014.

DENTAL STUDENTS APPLY HERE:   

http://academyofldsdentists.com/scholarship-application-form-dental-students/

HYGIENE STUDENTS:  The Academy recognizes the expense for dental hygiene students as well, and is continuing to offer $500 scholarships to dental hygiene students, regardless of your undergraduate institutions.  The money awarded can be used any way the recipient desires. 

Criteria will be based on merit, financial need, and potential for contribution to the dental profession.

DEADLINE for HYGIENE  STUDENT scholarship applications  is JULY 1, 2014.  The Executive Committee will be evaluating, with care, each     application.  Notifications to recipients will be made after August 15, 2014.

HYGIENE STUDENTS APPLY HERE:   

http://academyofldsdentists.com/scholarship-application-form-hygiene-students/

                                              If you have questions regarding the scholarship application process, please email Kathy at ldsdentists@gmail.com.