Virginia Goral Endowed Scholarship

Eligible: Continuing Dental Hygiene Students Only

Background and Purpose

This scholarship was established in 2008 to honor Dr. Virginia Goral, former chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene, at her retirement. The scholarship was established with support from Dr. Goral’s colleagues and former students in recognition of Dr. Goral’s many contributions to the department during her 15 years of service to UAMS and 34 years in dental hygiene education.

Award Amount and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds, the total annual award is $1,500 to the selected student.  Scholarship award is as follows: $750 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 to apply.
  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.