Scholarships

Department of Dental Hygiene Scholarships

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Please contact Diane.Paz@nau.edu with any questions or for applications that are not linked below.

American Dental Hygienists' Association Scholarship

Eligibility: you must

  • have a certified associate's degree or bachelor's degree in dental hygiene
  • be a graduate of a certified associate degree program (if you can provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time bachelor's degree candidate)
  • be a licensed dental hygienist who holds a bachelor's degree or can provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time master's degree candidate

Source: The American Dental Hygienists' Association.

Feugate and Mansfield Dental Hygiene Scholarship

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Eligibility: you must

  • be a student in the Dental Hygiene program who demonstrates
  • financial need
  • scholastic ability
  • service to the department, community, and/or profession of dentistry/dental hygiene
  • a beginning dental hygiene student who will commit to working in state-designated rural communities for a period of three years after graduation

Source: Susan Mansfield, former Chair of the dental hygiene program, and Alisa Feugate, Northern Arizona University Emeritus associate professor.

NDCHealth Scholarship for Dental Hygiene

Eligibility: you must be a student in the Dental Hygiene program at Northern Arizona University. Preference is given to Arizona residents.

Source: NDCHealth Corporation.

James McClure Scholarship

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Eligibility: you must

  • be a student enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program
  • in good academic standing
  • demonstrate financial need

Source: This scholarship was established by a retired dental hygiene faculty member.

 

Source Healthcare Analytics Scholarship

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Criteria: students in the dental hygiene program with preference given to Arizona residents.

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

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Criteria:

  • low income
  • comes from environment that inhibits education
  • on public assistance
  • lived in health professions shortage area
  • desire to work in underserved area

LDS Scholarship

Member of LDS church

Kathleen Heident DH Scholarship

 Criteria:

 enrolled as a full-time undergraduate majoring in dental hygiene at NAU

  • maintains a 3.0 grade point average
  • must be a member of one of the following Native American Tribes:
    • first preference to a member of the Navajo Tribe
    • second preference to a member of the Hopi Tribe
  • demonstrates financial need

Dental Hygiene Scholarship Fund

  • 3.0 grade point average
  • demonstrates financial need
  • in good standing in the dental hygiene department

 

College of Health and Human Services scholarships

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Apply through the executive dean’s office.

Arnn Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: you must

  • be an undergraduate student
  • have been accepted into the professional portion of one of the programs in the health science field
  • preference will be given, when possible, to Native Americans

Source: Established by Mrs. Homer Arnn in memory of Homer Arnn and his son, Major John O. Arnn (killed in the line of duty in Vietnam).

Flagstaff Medical Center-Health Professions Scholarship

Eligibility: you must

  • be a full-time junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student
  • be majoring in an academic discipline within the School of Health Professions
  • have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • be a resident of the Northern Arizona region
  • be a US citizen
  • display evidence of commitment to health care field by volunteer work, community involvement, or similar contributions

Following graduation from School of Health Professions, you are expected to consider working at Flagstaff Medical Center.

Source: NAU Foundation.

David P. McElwain Health Professions Scholarship

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Eligibility: you must

  • be a full-time junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student
  • be pursuing any major in the School of Health Professions
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • be a US citizen
  • display evidence of a commitment to the health care field through volunteer work, community involvement, or similar contributions

Source: NAU Foundation.