ADA Foundation Resources for Dental Students

The ADA Foundation offers a variety of grants, scholarships, and awards for dental students. Read More.

 

Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center

The ADAF’s dental research enterprise has been hailed as one of the most productive in the world and has in many respects revolutionized the practice of dentistry. Read More.

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Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program

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Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program

The ADA Foundation has announced the new Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program, with the goal of supporting the development of critical leadership skills among future leaders in organized dentistry, for the betterment of the public’s oral health.

Important Dates

March 13 - Application deadline for the Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program

April 3 - Application available for the Semi-annual Grant Program with a focus on access to care

April 10 - Application deadline for the Samuel D. Harris Fund for Children's Dental Health Grant Program

September 8 - Application period opens for the 2015-2016 Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship Program

September 8 - Application period opens for the 2015-2016 E. "Bud" Tarrson Dental School Student Community Leadership Awards and the Dr. Thomas J. Zwemer Award

The ADAF Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center is active in nano-science and tissue engineering research, with several recent studies focusing on molecular and cell biology. 

A recent U01 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) along with a joint ADAF, ADA, and Colgate-Palmolive Company initiative, help support the future success of the VRC's research efforts.