Dr. Juan D. Villarreal/HDA Foundation Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$750

Awarded

Application Deadline

July 15

Monday
Awarded By:

Hispanic Dental Association (HDA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in Texas.
  3. Must be a full-time student during the academic year for which he/she is applying.
  4. Must pursue a career in dentistry or dental hygiene.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must be in the first or second year of a dental hygiene program, or the first through fourth years of a dentistry program.
  7. Must be a current member of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA).
  8. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or be in good academic standing if his/her program does not provide a grade point average.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. dental and dental hygiene students enrolled at a college or university in Texas. Applicants must be members of the Hispanic Dental Association and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Dr. Juan D. Villarreal/HDA Foundation Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
Additional Information: The Scholarship Committee of the HDA Foundation will review each application on its merit. Areas that will be included are the demonstration of: commitment and dedication to improving the oral health of the Hispanic community; community service (i.e., volunteer efforts in school, medical and dental facilities, church, etc.); leadership skills; and scholastic achievement. Students must be able to attend the scholarship reception for scholarship acceptance.

Award Amount: Dental students will receive a $1,000 scholarship, and dental hygiene students will receive a $500 scholarship. All scholarships are non-renewable. A scholarship package will be provided to include up to $200 travel reimbursement and complimentary annual meeting registration. Award recipients must attend the Annual Meeting for award acceptance.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $750.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, July 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, July 15

Applications are available online from the Hispanic Dental Association Foundation (HDAF) website. As part of the application, the student must submit a career goals statement of 500 words or less that discusses his/her career goals, specifically pertaining to his/her contribution to the Hispanic community. The student must also request that an appropriate person complete the 'Scholarship Program Recommendation' form and return directly to HDAF. The student must also request that his/her dean or program director complete the verification form and return directly to HDAF. All application documents must be mailed to the address provided and must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: 4557 Dogwood Lane Suite 245 Brownsburg, Indiana 46112

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