Learners to Leaders - Drive for School of Dentistry students

 

Scholarships

RECRUIT the brightest learners and ADVANCE the future of oral health care for all communities

Since 1888, the School of Dentistry has served as an oral health education hub for our state and region. Our robust and innovative education and research programs draw learners from around the nation and world to become competent and leading professionals in oral health care for all communities. 

When you choose to invest in learners through scholarships, you choose to invest in the next generation of leaders. 

Peter Wilkinson

"Dental school is expensive, and I’m planning to do a lot more education, so every little bit helps. It’s a relief to have less debt. It definitely feels good to take out fewer school loans." - Peter Wilkinson, Class of 2023

The Cost of Student Debt

$300,000
National debt average
$290,000
Current average School of Dentistry student debt
82.4%
Percentage of students who use loans to pay for dental school (according to Education Data Initiative)
Kathryn and Kurt Carlson

"My dad was a 1950 graduate of the University and one of the things he always said was that we needed to take care of the University because it changes the world. I still totally agree with that and also believe that the scholarships we support change lives. This is our way of paying it forward."
- Kurt & Kathryn Carlson

1,000 x $1,000 Campaign

1000x$1000 - $1 million in support of our students

An opportunity for 1,000 members of our community to make a financial commitment of $1,000 with a goal of raising $1 million in support of our students. Learn more.

Alumni Relations and Development Office

Emily Best

Emily Best
Chief Development Officer
15-136B Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-625-6811
Fax: 612-624-0027
[email protected]

Nicki Black

Nicki Black
Annual Giving and Stewardship Coordinator
15-136 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-301-6663
Fax: 612-624-0027
[email protected]

Erin Elliott

Erin Elliott
Director of Alumni Relations
15-141 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-6884
[email protected]