Dental Hygiene

Scholarships

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF DENTAL HYGIENE AND DIVISION OF HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS 2015-2016

The scholarships below are only a few of the many available scholarships through the ISU Scholarship Office. Please see their Open Scholarships List to review all of the scholarships available through ISU and outside scholarship resources.

A variety of scholarships are available to assist students who have been accepted into the dental hygiene program for the junior and senior years of study. Application deadline for fall scholarships is November 15 and the deadline for spring scholarships is May 1 annually. A full list of scholarships is available at the ISU Scholarships Office.

First Year Dental Hygiene Students

DAVID F. MCCUNE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship was initiated as a memorial tribute to Dr. David F. McCune, supervising dentist, 1979-1998. This scholarship is to assist junior students who have had dental assisting experience and have been offered a seat in the dental hygiene program. Financial need and past academic performance will be given equal weight.

RICHARD AND LUCY MEEK ENDOWMENT: Variable amount scholarship awarded an incoming junior or senior. Must be a resident of Idaho. Preference will be given to a single parent or married student.

DRS. GORDON J. CHRISTENSEN, ERROL K. ORMOND, AND GREGORY E. ROMRIELL ENDOWMENT: Variable amount scholarship awarded in the spring to a junior or senior student. The student must be enrolled in the dental hygiene program, demonstrate financial need, and preference will be given to students who have graduated from "a" Pocatello high school.

Second Year Dental Hygiene Students

DR. H. GENE AND SUE ANN HOGE SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT: Variable amount scholarship awarded to a senior undergraduate student. Must be an Idaho resident.

IDAHO DENTAL HYGIENISTS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: One $1000 scholarships are annually awarded to senior dental hygiene students who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, are in good standing, and financial need.

SHELLY SIMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This variable-amount scholarship was established in memory of a former dental hygiene student and is annually awarded to a senior student. Selection is based on academic performance and financial need.

DRS. GORDON J. CHRISTENSEN, ERROL K. ORMOND, AND GREGORY E. ROMRIELL ENDOWMENT: Variable amount scholarship awarded in the spring to a junior or senior student. The student must be enrolled in the dental hygiene program, demonstrate financial need, and preference will be given to students who have graduated from "a" Pocatello high school.

GRETCHEN HESS PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT FUND ENDOWMENT: Variable amount scholarship awarded a senior undergraduate or graduate student seeking professional advancement.

IDAHO DENTAL HYGIENISTS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: One $1000 scholarships are annually awarded to senior dental hygiene students who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, are in good standing, and financial need.

Division of Health Science

ASISU SCHOLASTIC SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship can be awarded to any class level but must be a full-time student with a GPA of 2.75 or undergraduates and 3.00 for graduate students. Applications are due the Friday of midterm week fall and spring semester each year.

DISCRETIONARY SCHOLARSHIP, DIVISION OF HEALTH SCIENCES This scholarship can be awarded to any student in any department in the Division of Health Sciences. Students must be enrolled fulltime. Applications are due the Friday of midterm week fall and spring semester each year.

American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) Institute for Oral Health:

The ADHA Institute Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to dental hygiene students who can demonstrate a commitment to further the discipline of dental hygiene through academic achievement, professional excellence, and a desire to improve the public's overall health. Applications are available October 1 of each year; the deadline for Institute Scholarship applications is February 1. All students who meet the requirements listed under the "Eligibility" section of the website are encouraged to apply. Award recipients will be notified on or after July 1. ADHA Scholarship information

ISU Scholarship Office

The Scholarship Office administers the University scholarship program and coordinates timely scholarship-related activity including scholarship announcements and advertising, application screening, selection processes, award notification, and tracking of scholarship recipients. Please visit their website to obtain information regarding specific scholarships.

For More Information Contact

Karen Portillo, RDH, MS, Scholarship Liaison, Department of Dental Hygiene.
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave, Stop 8048
Pocatello ID 83201
(208) 282-2395

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209