Colgate "Bright Smiles, Bright Futures" Minority Scholarships
American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) Institute for Oral Health
Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Minority Scholarships is offered by ADHAs Institute for Oral Health. It is sponsored by the Colgate Palmolive Company. This scholarship is awarded to members of minority groups currently underrepresented in dental hygiene programs at the Certificate educational level. Two scholarships are given to those who are pursuing a certificate program.
- 2 awards
- February 2024
- Scholarship Website
- Age/Grade Level:Applicants must be pursuing a Certificate and Associate degree.
- Minimum GPA:3.0
- Financial Need:Required
- Other Academic Requirements:Applicants must have completed a minimum of one year in a dental hygiene program prior to receiving an ADHA Institute scholarship award. Students may be in the process of completing their first year when application is submitted. They must be a full-time student during the academic year which you are applying unless applying for the Part-Time Scholarship. If applicants are graduating that same year, you are still eligible. Note that scholarship awards are distributed after July 1, so this may be a "reimbursement" check given to the student for their tuition/school expense already assumed during the school year.
- College:Must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States
- Major/Career:Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program in the United States.
- Ethnicity:Eligible applicants include African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans.
- Organization:Applicants must be a professional member or student member of the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA).
- Miscellaneous:Males are members of minority groups currently underrepresented in dental hygiene programs at the Certificate educational level.
- Transcript:Not required
- Resume/Activity List:Not required
- Essay:All applicants must prepare a goal statement in 100 words or less describing: 1) your long-term career goals following graduation; 2) your intended contribution to the dental hygiene profession; 3) your professional interests; and 4) how your extracurricular activities and your degree enhance the attainment of your goals.
- Other Materials:Applicants must submit the student application with the following: Faculty Evaluation Section: This section of the application is to be completed by your faculty advisor or another member of your dental hygiene faculty.Program Director Section: This section of the application is to be completed by your dental hygiene program director.
- Phone: (312) 440-8944
- Email: [email protected]
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