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Healthcare Scholarship: American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

Overview of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Scholarships

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) grants several scholarships, awards and fellowships to exceptional students in the field of dentistry and dental alliance studies.

The ADEA/Sunstar Americas, Inc./Jack Bresch Student Legislative Internship is a stipend-supported internship lasting six weeks. Recipients have the opportunity to intern at the ADEA Policy Center in Washington, D.C., at the Advocacy and Governmental Relations portfolio. The internship is open to full-time predoctoral, allied or advanced dental students, residents or fellows.

The ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers are awarded to two dental hygiene students at the baccalaureate or graduate level of study. The scholarship also covers $1,500 toward tuition and school-related fees. The ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers covers $4,500 toward tuition and fees for dental students enrolled in a predoctoral program at an ADEA member institution. The scholarship is awarded to two students each year. Both scholarships also include a $500 stipend to subsidize attendance of the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition.

The ADEA Preventative Dentistry Scholarship provides $2,500 towards tuition and related fees to twelve predoctoral dental students who demonstrate a strong interest in preventative dentistry. Applicants must be nominated by the dean of the dental school, and no more than three students may be nominated, per school.

The ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship, awarded each year to one part- or full-time student in dental hygiene, education or public health. Students may be enrolled in baccalaureate, master or doctoral degree programs.

The ADEA/TheraBreath Student Research Fellowship consists of a $2,500 stipend toward research on xerostomia and/or halitosis. The fellowship is given to four full-time dental or dental hygiene students each year.

All of the programs require that applicants submit an application form, a personal statement, current curriculum vitae and two confidential letters of recommendation. Depending on the particular scholarship, you may also need to submit current transcripts and/or a letter of recommendation from your school’s dean. To qualify, applicants must also be individual members of the ADEA.

Applications to the internship program are accepted on a rolling basis. The fellowship program deadline is November 18th. All other scholarships accept applications until November 3rd in 2014, though dates may change slightly from one year to the next. The application materials are typically made available the first week of October.

Fortis Institute

Fortis Dental Assisting Program

Programs:

  • Dental Assistant Program
  • Dental Assisting
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Kaplan University

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting

Altierus Career College

Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. 

Programs:

  • Diploma - Dental Assistant
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • Associate of Applied Science - Medical Assistant

Fortis Institute

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


Programs:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant

Centura College

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

Programs:

  • Dental Assistant Diploma
  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Clinical Concentration

Medical Careers Institute

Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.

 

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Programs:

  • Dental Assisting - Associate's
  • Medical Assisting - Associate's

Kaplan University

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Online Education That Fits Your Life

For 80 years, we’ve been preparing students for career success. We’ve led the wayso that our students can too.

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting

Ultimate Medical Academy Online

Get personalized attention with UMA.

One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services-they’re all included in Ultimate Medical Academy’s competitively priced tuition. As a nationally accredited school, we provide quality career training online and at our campus in Clearwater, Florida.

Programs:

  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant

Metropolitan Institute of Health and Technology

MIHT provides a great prospect for employment and career development. Upon program completion, graduates take advantage of our career placement program to secure employment in the health and technology industry.

Programs:

  • Dental Assisting
  • Clinical Medical Assisting

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