Deadline to apply for scholarships, access to care grants from the ODA Foundation approaching

The deadline for the ODA Foundation scholarship and grant applications for 2016 is July 1.

Dental students who will enter their second, third and fourth year of dental school in September 2016, are Ohio residents, are members of ASDA and have financial need are eligible to apply for an ODA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship. OSU students entering their D4 year have the opportunity to apply for the Dr. James F. Mercer Leadership Scholarship, given to a student who shows exemplary leadership.

Nonprofit organizations that meet the needs of Ohioans through access to needed dental care or oral health education are encouraged to apply for program funding.  Priority consideration will be given to projects that have documented the need for the program, show long-lasting results, and are geared toward the underserved.

For more information and to download the scholarship or grant application, visit