Scholarships & Student Support

The School of Dentistry awards more than 135 scholarships each year worth $1.5 million collectively for eligible students based on need, merit, student type and other qualifiers. They are offered at the time of admissions, as well as throughout the academic year. New scholarships are added annually.

Scholarship Categories

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Admissions Scholarships

Admissions scholarships are awarded to learners at the time of their offer of admission or later and all students who are offered admission are considered for scholarships. There is not a separate application for admissions scholarships. A variety of factors are taken into consideration, based on the specific scholarship. Scholarship offers range from $1,000 one time to $30,000 per year for four years, to total cost of attendance for four years. Scholarships are designated for DDS, BSDH/MDT, BSDH incoming students.

Current Student Scholarships

Current learner scholarships are application-based and are awarded annually.*

  • DDS Ambassador Scholarships
  • DT Ambassador Scholarships
  • DH Ambassador Scholarships
  • Diversity Scholarships

*Non-exhaustive list of scholarships.


Nomination Based Scholarships

Several current learner scholarships are nomination-based and are awarded annually.

To learn more about nomination-based scholarships, contact Dr. Mercedes Porter at [email protected].

2023-2024 Donor-Funded Scholarships & Awards. 179 scholarships awarded. 121 scholarship recipients. 1.5 million dollars in scholarships.
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