Apply for a scholarship or grant from the ODA Foundation

Applications for the ODA Foundation’s 2020 scholarships and grants are now open.  Available scholarship opportunities for 2020 include:

  • Dental Student Scholarship for dental students who are Ohio residents, members of ASDA and who will be D2s, D3s and D4s in Fall 2020.
  • Mercer Leadership Scholarship for OSU dental students entering their D4 year in Fall 2020 who have been Ohio residents for at least five years, are members of ASDA and have a commitment to leadership in dental school and their community.
  • Community Dental Health Coordinator Scholarship for individuals applying to a CDHC program who currently are employed by Ohio oral health related organizations.

The deadline for all scholarship applications is June 24.

The ODA Foundation also offers access to dental care grants for Ohio-based oral health-related programs that reach out to the underserved.  Applicants must be 501(c)3 organizations in Ohio.  The application process is a two-step process with a letter of inquiry due by May 13 and the grant proposal due by June 3.

Scholarship and grant application packets can be downloaded at