Sigma Alpha Phi

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ADHA Institute of Oral Health Scholarship

Sigma Phi Alpha is the proud sponsor of two scholarships for students pursuing degrees in dental hygiene - one at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level. The amount of the awards varies based on Sigma Phi Alpha funding each year. 

The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) Institute for Oral Health is the administrator for the scholarships. Applications for the scholarships may be obtained from the ADHA by calling 1(800) 243-2342 or are found on-line at http://www.adha.org/ioh-scholarships-main. General descriptions of the two scholarships follow.

Sigma Phi Alpha Undergraduate Scholarship 

Awarded to a candidate pursuing an undergraduate degree in an accredited dental hygiene school with an active chapter of the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society. Applicant must demonstrate a dental hygiene grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Sigma Phi Alpha Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to an applicant pursuing a graduate degree in dental hygiene or a related field. Applicants must include a statement of professional activities related to dental hygiene, and recipients will be encouraged to submit a manuscript to the ADHA for publication. Applicant must demonstrate a dental hygiene grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. 

ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda De Vore Scholarship

The ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda De Vore Scholarship is a $1,000 award for an individual pursuing allied dental education study.

You can learn more about this scholarship, and download an application, at the ADEA website.