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Scholarship Name:
SmileDirectClub-National Dental Association  (NDA) Achievement Scholarship 
Scholarship Description:
Scholarship offered through the NDA to African-American dental students.
Award Amount:
Number of Scholarships:
Twenty-eight (28) awards
Application Required:
Official Transcript(s)  Required:
References and Letter of Recommendations Required:
Two (2) letters of recommendation
Interview Required:
Original Essay Required:
Additional Requirements and Information:
1) Min. 3.0 GPA; 2) Must be currently enrolled in dental school or attending public health residency program; 3) Must be a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year dental student or post-graduate Public Health student; 4) Demonstrated financial need; 5) Must be in good financial standing with educational institution; 6) Proof of good financial standing required; 7) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities, particularly as it relates to the National Dental Association and/or the Student National Dental Association (SDNA); 8) One (1) letter of recommendation must be from the school financial officer; 9) One (1) letter of recommendation must be from a faculty member/clinical director; 10) Personal statement required.
NOTE: Applicants should be a member of the SDNA.
Eligibility Requirements:
Online application, Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident 
Additional Applicant Requirements:
May be a graduating high school senior or current college student 
Category (ies):
GPA, Need-based, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major / Field of Study, Membership, Race
Web Site:
Point of Contact:
National Dental Association
3060 Mitchellville Road, Suite #215
Bowie, Maryland  20716
Telephone:  (240) 241-4448

Deadline: November 1, 2021 (NLT 11:59 p.m. EST) (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).

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