Grants for Rural and Remote Dentist Students

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Study Grants for Dentist Students from Rural and Remote Regions

Ten grants overall, worth $5000 each, are available for dentist students from rural and remote regions. 
 

a. Returning to Origins 


This grant is designed to support students from rural or remote communities who are undertaking a course of study that will lead to registration as a dentist, and who have demonstrated a significant commitment and desire to return to work in rural and remote areas after they graduate.  

Five ADA Returning to Origins Study Grants of $5,000 each are available in 2022. 

 

b. Hardship Study Grants for Dental Students to Support Rural and Remote Regions


This grant is designed to support students who are undertaking a course of study that will lead to registration as a dentist, and who are experiencing hardship regardless of their geographical background. They must also have demonstrated a significant commitment and desire to work in rural and remote areas after they graduate. 

Five ADA Hardship Study Grants of $5,000 each are available in 2022. 

Eligible applicants must be:

•    Either Australian citizens or permanent resident; and enrolled as full-time students in an undergraduate or graduate entry degree immediately leading to registration as a dentist and must have completed at least the first year of that degree.

•    Please note that grants are not open to those students who are enrolled in degree courses to qualify as a dental hygienist, dental therapist, oral health therapist, and/or dental prosthetists.

Applications and information about grant terms and conditions can be obtained from the Deans of the dental schools or by or by clicking on the “Apply Now” button below and downloading the form.
 
Successful applicants will be selected by a panel appointed by ADA. Award recipients will be required to provide a report of 500 words to the ADA about how they used the grant.

Grant applications open Monday 17 January 2022 and close on COB Wednesday 31 March 2022