The 2018-2019 USNDA Scholarship will be a $500 monetary scholarship awarded to 1 deserving USNDA member. The scholarship will be funded by the Student National Dental Association. The $500 will be dispersed in check form and made payable to the recipient chosen by the Student National Dental Association’s USNDA Committee. The $500 may be used towards the educational needs and expenses of the recipients choosing.
The eligibility requirements for the 2018-2019 USNDA Scholarship are as follows:
- Applicant must be a paid National USNDA member ($35)
- Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
- Applicant must submit 2 letters of recommendation (can come from science or non-science faculty)
- Applicant must complete an essay between 1000-1500 words detailing why they are deserving of this scholarship, what they plan to use the funds for, and their future goals as a dental health care provider.
The deadline for scholarship applications is March 8, 2019. The chosen USNDA scholarship recipient will be notified no later than May 1st 2019. The USNDA scholarship recipient will also be acknowledged at the Annual Student National Dental Association Conference in July of 2019 in Washington, D.C.