Delta Dental Plan of Arkansas Endowed Scholarship

Eligible: Continuing Dental Hygiene Students Only

Background and Purpose

The Delta Dental Plan of Arkansas Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004 by the Delta Dental Plan of Arkansas, Incorporated. The purpose of the scholarship is to award an exceptional upper-level dental hygiene student. The scholarship recipient must demonstrate high academic achievement, financial need, and the qualities indicative of a dedicated healthcare provider.

Award Amount and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds, the total annual award is $1,000 to the selected student.  Scholarship award is as follows: $500 per semester, fall and spring semester enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Currently enrolled rising senior student who will be enrolled on a full-time basis during the subsequent academic year.
  2. Minimum of a 3.0 program GPA
  3. Documented Financial Need – All students applying for scholarships must apply for financial aid.  Students are not required to accept awarded loans, but in order to generate the aid report required that officially documents financial need, a completed FAFSA is required.  Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information.