2014 ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers

Purpose

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and The Procter & Gamble Company announce the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers. These scholarships support dental hygiene students who are pursuing education beyond an associate’s degree and who have an interest in an academic career.

Overview

Each year, two dental hygiene students receive the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarship for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers. Each scholarship recipient receives $2,000 to be applied as follows:

  • $1,500 for tuition and fees
  • $500 to subsidize travel to the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas.

Eligibility Requirements

An applicant must:

  • have graduated from an accredited dental hygiene program with an associate’s degree or certificate to practice dental hygiene
  • be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree completion program or graduate degree program at an ADEA Member Institution
  • show a commitment to pursuing an academic career in dental hygiene
  • be an ADEA Individual Member

Both part-time and full-time students are eligible. Priority will be given to qualified candidates enrolled in baccalaureate degree completion programs.

Application Deadline

All applications must be received on or before November 1, 2013.

Application Process Checklist

Using the ADEA online application process, applicants must submit on or before November 1, 2013:

  • official transcripts with evidence of graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program
  • a photocopy of a valid license to practice dental hygiene in the United States
  • a personal statement from the candidate detailing his or her experiences, influences, and decision-making that demonstrate a firm commitment to becoming an allied dental faculty member
  • individual letters of nomination and evaluation from two faculty members that address the candidate’s career goals
  • a letter of recommendation from the student’s dean, dental hygiene director, or equivalent

The completed application must be signed by one of the following:

  • dental school dean
  • program director
  • academic dean
  • person with equivalent academic rank

Questions

Contact Mr. Eric Lund, ADEA Professional Development Manager, at 202-289-7201 or lunde@adea.org with any questions.

Notification Date and Award Announcement

The recipient of the scholarship were notified on or before February 1, 2014. The award was announced in a ceremony during the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas, March 15-18, 2014.

Past Recipients

2014

Ms. Jessica Holloman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Ms. Stefanie Marx, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

2013

Ms. Yvonne Aitken, Eastern Washington University
Ms. Brittany Minichbauer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2012

Ms. Catherine R. Beebe, Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene
Ms. Qun Tang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry

2011

Ms. Deborah K. Osborn, College of Southern Nevada
Ms. Cynthia L. Stull, University of Minnesota

2010

Ms. Lisa M. Johnson, Idaho State University
Ms. Kylie J. Siruta, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2009

Ms. Brenda Armstrong, University of Minnesota
Ms. Mary H. Vinson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2008

Ms. Cherri Kading, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ms. Ann O’Kelley Wetmore, Idaho State University

2007

Ms. Tracey Brookshire, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ms. Melissa Efurd, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2006

Ms. Sheri French, University of Oklahoma
Ms. Anne Scott, University of New Mexico

2005

Ms. Janet Kinney, University of Michigan
Ms. Michelle Mould, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2004

Ms. Marsha Black, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ms. Jennifer Hamm, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2003

Ms. Kathryn M. Dockter, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ms. Melanie L. Simmer-Beck, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2002

Ms. Ann Battrell, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ms. Jennifer Ledford, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2001

Ms. Marie Anne Anderson, Baylor College of Dentistry
Ms. Karen Tam, University of Missouri-Kansas City

2000

Ms. Luisa Goodwin, California State University at Fresno
Ms. Carol Nguyen, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio