$1,000 Canadian dollars to one dental hygiene student each academic year.
Dental hygiene is at the core of ideal oral health and requires knowledge and training to effectively perform. Our dedicated hygienists strive to encourage healthy hygiene practices in each and every patient. We would like to help one aspiring dental hygienist each year realize their goal by helping to lower the costs involved in attending the hygiene program. Our scholarship award serves to recognize the specialized education required to master preventative and therapeutic dental hygiene practices. Exclusive to Georgian College, students in the dental hygiene program have the opportunity to apply for this award if they meet the following criteria.
- Have confirmation of enrollment in the Georgian College dental hygiene program during the year in which you apply for the award.
- Must have and supply your student number.
- Open to students in years 1, 2, or 3.
- Be considered a full time student by Georgian College criteria.
July 31, 2016 at 11:59pm
Each year when the scholarship award is posted, you will be able check here for the essay topic for that year. Students will be required to write a short essay (750 words or less). Only one entry per student per year is permitted, but a student may apply and win for multiple years.
Essay Topic for 2016 Applications:
As a future registered dental hygienist, please share your vision as new trends emerge in improving oral health care. What impact do you hope to achieve throughout your career as you promote and advocate for oral health, as well as the profession in the community.
This essay topic chosen and developed by Momoko Noguchi, RDH.
How to Submit:
Please submit all essays as an attachment in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line should read “Scholarship Application 2016 – Your Name”. Files should be in .docx format or equivalent. Please do not submit the entire essay in the body of the email. Include your student number and current year of the program within the email body. You may also add any comments or questions within the email body if you would like.
Please be prepared to present confirmation of enrollment in full time studies should you be chosen as the winner. We look forward to reading all the great responses! Good luck.
Release of funds:
Funds will be released directly to Georgian College and applied towards the tuition of the award winning student.