Current Students

  • Scholarships, Awards and Fellowships for Students
    ADEA is currently accepting applications for scholarships, awards and fellowships to be awarded in 2017. The application deadline for most awards is November 1, 2016. 
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  • ADEA PASS ApplicantsADEA PASS Applicants

    Prospective applicants to advanced dental education programs, learn more about ADEA PASS here. Learn more

  • Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Students

    These materials were written to assist the graduating class of 2016 dental students better manage their student loans and to plan their overall repayment strategies as they prepare for the transition from dental school to practice or post-doctoral work.
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  • AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and CalculatorAAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator

    With DLOC, you can keep all your student loan borrowing in one electronic file. You always know how much the loans you borrow each year will impact your repayment amounts when you graduate. You always know how much you have borrowed to date. You get help choosing a repayment strategy that works best for you based on your career goals and objectives. Learn more

  • Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Hygiene Students

    These materials were written to assist the graduating class of 2016 dental hygiene students better manage their student loans and to plan their overall repayment strategies as they prepare for the transition from dental hygiene programs to practice.
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  • AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and CalculatorAAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator

    With DLOC, you can keep all your student loan borrowing in one electronic file. You always know how much the loans you borrow each year will impact your repayment amounts when you graduate. You always know how much you have borrowed to date. You get help choosing a repayment strategy that works best for you based on your career goals and objectives. Learn more

  • ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers
    Each year, the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarship for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers supports two dental hygiene students pursuing education beyond an associate's degree and who have an interest in an academic career. Each scholarship recipient receives $3,000 to be applied as follows: $2,000 for tuition and fees; $500 to subsidize travel to the 2017 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Long Beach, CA; and $500 to subsidize travel to visit the Procter & Gamble Research Center in Mason, OH. Learn more

  • ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship
    The ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship recognizes the memory and the 30-year dental education career of Linda Rubinstein DeVore, who was active in dental hygiene education, scholarship and public service. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in 2017 to support an individual studying allied dental education at the baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree level. Learn more

  • AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and CalculatorAAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator

    With DLOC, you can keep all your student loan borrowing in one electronic file. You always know how much the loans you borrow each year will impact your repayment amounts when you graduate. You always know how much you have borrowed to date. You get help choosing a repayment strategy that works best for you based on your career goals and objectives. Learn more

  • Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Students

    These materials were written to assist the graduating class of 2016 dental students better manage their student loans and to plan their overall repayment strategies as they prepare for the transition from dental school to practice or post-doctoral work.
    Learn more

  • ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship
    The ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship is a six-week, stipend-supported internship in the Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio of the ADEA Policy Center in Washington, DC. The internship is open to any predoctoral, allied, or advanced dental student, resident or fellow who is interested in learning about and contributing to the formulation of federal public policy with regard to dental education, dental research and the oral health of the nation
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Featured Publications

Journal of Dental Education®The Journal of Dental Education (JDE) is a peer-reviewed monthly journal that publishes a wide variety of educational and scientific research in dental, allied dental and advanced dental education. Learn more

A Report of the ADEA Presidential Task Force on the Cost of Higher Education and Student Borrowing

A Report of the ADEA Presidential Task Force on the Cost of Higher Education and Student Borrowing

This report describes dental education costs and the resulting student debt in the broader context of the rising cost of higher education.

The report examines the impact of student borrowing on career choice and improving access to oral health care. It provides recommendations for ADEA leadership, its members, and other dental education stakeholders on how to improve the financial position of dental schools and allied and advanced dental education programs.

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