Alice K. Weed Dental Hygiene Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in 300 or 400 level courses
  • Be accepted into the online or traditional dental hygiene program
  • Demonstrate leadership development in professional and/or community outreach programs
  • Be enrolled full- or part-time

Keywords: CAHN; Hygienist

Up to $1,500
College of Allied Health and Nursing, College of Allied Health and Nursing: Dental Hygiene
Supplemental Questions
  1. Applicant is to check appropriate criteria category (check appropriate category)
  2. Personal Statement Paper (You are required to pick one of the categories below and identify choice). Write a personal statement outlining how you would advance the profession of dental hygiene working in community dental health. (250 words minimum, 500 words maximum).
    • Dental Hygiene Education: Enriching educational experiences for the advancement of oral health in any dental hygiene instructional setting including classroom and clinical teaching, research, instructional mentoring, continuing education and field experience. Examples: working on advanced degree, teaching community oral health programs, community health research projects, leadership in community oral health education projects
    • Health Care Disparities: Improving access to quality oral health care, strengthening public health services and improving the availability and dissemination of oral health related information. Examples: Give Kids a Smile, Head Start, WIC, Early Childhood, Leadership in community oral health projects
  3. This Scholarship will be awarded to a minimum of one, currently enrolled, Dental Hygiene Junior, and Degree Completion Student. I am a: