The Texas A&M College of Dentistry offers the following scholarships:

Academic Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded by the Admissions Committee to outstanding individuals accepted into the DDS program based on academic excellence. Non-residents receiving the scholarships receive a non-resident tuition waiver.

ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers
Each year two dental hygiene students receive this scholarship. Applications are online at ADEA.org/student awards.

ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships for Predoctoral Dental Students Pursuing Academic Careers
Each year two dental students receive this scholarship. Applications are online at ADEA.org/student awards.

ADEA/GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Preventive Dentistry Scholarships
Each year twelve predoctoral dental students receive this scholarship. Applications are online at ADEA.org/student awards.

ADHA Foundation Institute for Oral Health Dental Hygiene Scholarship
The American Dental Hygienists Association offers multiple scholarships ranging from $1000-$2000 for DH1 students. Criteria includes GPA, need, and membership in the ADHA. Applications are submitted online.

Alliance of the Texas Dental Association Memorial Scholarship *
One $5000 scholarship per year is available each spring to D2 students for disbursement in their D3 year. Criteria includes US citizenship, Texas residency, interest in practicing general or pediatric dentistry in Texas, and need.

American Dental Partners Foundation/Carus Dental Scholarship*
One $500 scholarship is available each spring to D3 or D4 students who demonstrate professionalism, teamwork skills, clinical excellence and leadership.

Ausmus Laursen Dental Hygiene Scholarship*
One scholarship for $1000 is offered each spring to DH 2 students. Criteria includes need, academic achievement, and community service. The recipient is selected by the Dental Hygiene department and a representative of the Ausmus-Laursen family if available.

Betty Scott Scholarship*
Up to three scholarships of $2000 are awarded each year (based on the availability of funds) to D4 and DH2 students to be disbursed half in fall and half in spring of the current academic year. Criteria includes participation in community service prior to and during dental school.

Bush Jones/Sprenger Scholarship
Scholarships of $1000 are awarded annually to D2 students with an EFC less than $5000 and a GPA of 3.0 or greater. No application is needed for this scholarship. The number of scholarships varies each year based on funding.

Class of ‘47
This scholarship of $1500 is awarded to incoming D1 students based on availability of funds. Award is based on academic excellence.

Dr. Claude R. Williams Scholarship*
One scholarship of $2500 is awarded annually to a D2 or D3 student. Criteria include GPA, history of and continuing participation in community service, and membership in the Student National Dental Association.

The Dental Trade Alliance Foundation Dental Student Scholarship
This scholarship of $5000 is available to D3 and D4 students. Applications are submitted online and are available in the spring. Criteria includes academic excellence, financial need, and a commitment to community service.

Emily A. and Robert Walker Scholarship
This scholarship of $1500 is awarded to incoming D1 students based on availability of funds. Award is based on academic excellence.

Hispanic Dental Association Scholarship
Multiple scholarships of $1000-$2000 are available online to Dental and Dental Hygiene students and are completed online in late summer or early fall. Criteria includes membership in the Student Hispanic Dental Association, academic excellence, and a commitment to improving dental health in the Hispanic community.

Kerney-Laday Scholarship*
One $9000 scholarship awarded annually to a D3 student, based on the availability of funds. The criteria includes academic achievement, clinical proficiency, community/college involvement, and volunteer activities benefitting underserved communities.

Drs. Don and Cindy Le Scholarship*
One $2500 scholarship awarded annually to a D2 student based on need, GPA, and history of community service.

Nancy Dickey Endowed Scholarship*
One scholarship of $1000 awarded to a DH1, D1, D2, or D3 student based on the availability of funds. Criteria includes 3.0 or greater GPA, leadership, professionalism, and a commitment to the community.

Ruth Riley Swords, D.D.S. Endowed Scholarship*
One scholarship of $750 awarded to a DH1 or DH2 student in the spring. Criteria includes academic achievement, clinical proficiency, and leadership.

Texas Dental Association (TDA) Smiles Foundation Scholarship
One to two scholarships to a D1 student in the top 20% of the entering class. Criteria includes Texas residency, need, and must not have received either the Emily and Robert Walker or Class of ’47 scholarships.

The W.R. Hammond Trust Foundation Scholarship
One scholarship is available for D1 students each spring. Applications are submitted online. The scholarship continues through D4 and the amount each year is based fund performance. Criteria includes academic achievement, extracurricular activities, DAT score, and financial need.

Scholarships for Graduate departments:
AEGD Departmental Scholarship, William and Jessamine Young Scholarship-Orthodontics Department, Betty Whiteaker Scholarship –Periodontics Department, Dallas County Dental Society Public Health Scholarship-Dental Public Health Department.

*Scholarship applications and instructions will be sent to the appropriate applicant groups each semester via email.