Scholarships, Awards and Fellowships for Students

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 Dr. Jeanne C. Sinkford Student Leadership Award

The $500 award is intended to inspire and empower the next generation of students in oral health education and leadership. Recipients are selected by a liaison at each dental institution.


ADEA/Haleon Preventive Dentistry Scholarships

Twelve $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to support predoctoral students who have demonstrated academic excellence in preventive dentistry.


ADEA/MouthWatch Patti DiGangi Scholarship for Dental Hygiene Innovation

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


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 demonstrates professional excellence and strives to make a difference in the profession of 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.