CHICAGO – The American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) recently announced the winners of the 2013 ADA Foundation Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program. The ADAF awarded scholarships of $1,000 each to 30 students from across the nation who are studying dental hygiene, dental assisting and dental laboratory technology.
The ADAF awards annual scholarships to academically gifted students to help defray a portion of the cost of their professional education. Accredited allied dental schools are invited to submit one application from each of its allied dental programs. Later this summer, the ADAF will announce the deadline to submit applications for the 2013-2014 Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program.
To make a tax-deductible donation to the ADA Foundation to support scholarship programs, important research in the field of dentistry or other efforts, visit www.adafoundation.org or call 312.440.2547.
About the ADA Foundation
As dentistry's premier philanthropic and charitable organization, the ADA Foundation is a catalyst for uniting people and organizations to make a difference through better oral health. The ADA Foundation provides educational grants including dental student scholarships and affiliated dental scholarships; a variety of grants related to access to care and oral health outreach, including grants related to Give Kids A Smile®; and charitable assistance through its Disaster Assistance Grant Program and Relief Grant Program. The ADA Foundation also provides funding for the Paffenbarger Research Center in Gaithersburg, MD. For more information about the ADA Foundation, visit www.adafoundation.org.