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

Purpose
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and The Procter & Gamble Company announce the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers. These scholarships support dental students who demonstrate firm commitments to becoming dental educators.

Overview
Each year two dental students receive the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarship for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers. Each scholarship recipient receives $5,500 to be applied as follows:

  • $4,500 for tuition and fees.
  • $500 to subsidize travel to the 2017 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Long Beach, CA.
  • $500 to subsidize travel to visit the Procter & Gamble Research Center in Mason, OH.

Eligibility Requirements
An applicant must:
  • Be enrolled in a predoctoral program at an ADEA Member Institution.
  • Demonstrate interest in advanced education.
  • Show commitment to pursuing an academic career in dental education.
  • Be an ADEA Individual Member.
Application Deadline
Applications must be received by November 1, 2016.  

Application Process Checklist
The following items must be submitted on or before November 1, 2016, using the ADEA online application process:
  • A personal statement detailing his or her experiences, influences and decision-making that demonstrate a firm commitment to becoming a dental educator.
  • 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 or person of equivalent academic rank.
  • Transcripts obtained from the candidate’s school registrar verifying academic standing.

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

Notification Date and Award Announcement
Scholarship recipients and applicants not receiving awards will be notified by February 1, 2017. The award will be announced during the 2017 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Long Beach, CA, March 18–21, 2017.


Past Recipients

2016
Ms. Wendan Li, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry 
Mr. Ho-Hyun Sun, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine


2015

Mr. Jonathan Chodroff, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Kaitrin Kramer, University of Michigan School of Dentistry


2014
Lt. Adam Bennett, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Mr. Kyle Holmberg, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

2013
Mr. Jeffrey T. Hajibandeh, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Mr. Michael C. Shapiro, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

2012
Ms. Kayleigh A. Eaves, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Angela Gullard, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry