Dental Scholarships

Scholarship Student


The National Dental Association offers a variety of Dental Scholarships. Awards range from $500 up to $20,000. The Foundation supports scholarships for the entire dental team including assistants, hygienist, dental students and Post-doctoral students.

The commitment of the NDAF is to help ease the cost burden of dental education, while fostering future leaders, and providers for underserved communities.



"I want to express my sincere thanks and gratitude for the Pre-doctoral Dental Scholarship… As a husband and a father of 3 beautiful girls, the scholarship is a godsend, especially for my family."

Lee Goodloe, RDH, BSDH
Howard University, Class of 2021
The Audacity To Dream Scholarship

One $10,000 and one $20,000 Scholarship will be awarded.

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Dr. Bessie E. Delaney Scholarship

$10,000 Post-Doctoral Scholarship Award. Female Applicants Only.

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Matching Scholarship

Up to $5,000 Award

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Dr. Clifton & Lois Dummett Scholarship

$10,000 Post-Doctoral Scholarship Award

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Dr. Joseph L. Henry First Year Scholarship

$2,000 Freshman/First Year Scholarship

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Pre-Doctoral Scholarship

$1,000 for 2nd / 3rd / 4th Year Dental Students

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Dental Hygiene Scholarship

$800 Dental Hygiene Scholarship

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Dental Assistant Scholarship

$800 for a Dental Assistant Scholarship

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TORCH Scholarship

$70,000 for the TORCH Fellowship Award

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