Learn about the various types of Dentistry Scholarships open exclusively for the students majoring in dental science. If you are presently engaged in dentistry or willing to pursue your career in dental science, then please take a look at the scholarships preferred here to assist you pay for your education. A lot of international universities along with academic bodies like University of Sheffield, University of Birmingham, University of Otago and other foundations are providing sufficient funds in the form of scholarship awards for dental students at undergraduate, masters and PhD degree levels. These financial aids have definite criteria and new deadlines as well as different application requirements. Dental students can avail these scholarships and grants for the year 2014-15 on the basis of their academic performance and financial necessity. Detailed information on financing part together with the entire list of dentistry scholarship opportunities can be located here. We have compiled here some of the recent examples of dentistry scholarships below in the hope that it will be useful for you and applicable to your background. For more details please visit the links below.
Master’s Scholarships for International Students
Dentistry scholarships are available to foreign students who are citizens of an African or European country (other than France) and are admitted to a master’s program at Université Laval. This scholarship of $7,000 per year is renewable once. Candidates must be graduated from a public university accredited by the ministry of higher education in your country of origin. The application deadlines are January 15th, 2015 and March 15th, 2015.
Faculty PhD Scholarships at University of Sheffield, 2015
The University of Sheffield invests a significant amount of funding each year in order to support the very best postgraduate research students in dentistry. For entry in 2015-16, each Faculty is offering a number of scholarship awards on a competitive basis. These scholarships fund up to three years full-time or six years part-time study, subject to satisfactory progress. Part-time studentships are paid at 50% of the full-time rate. The closing date for Faculty scholarship applications for 2015-16 is Tuesday 3rd February 2015 at 12 noon. Late applications will not be accepted in any circumstances.
Biomedical Vacation Scholarships
These awards provide promising undergraduates with hands-on experience of research during the summer vacation, with the aim of encouraging them to consider a career in research. Scholarships are available for between six and eight weeks and currently provide a stipend for the student of £250 per week. Research expenses are not provided. The deadline for applications is Friday 13 February 2015.
ITI Scholarship Program
ITI (International Team for Implantology) awards up to 20 dentistry scholarships each year to help young clinicians further their training in implant dentistry and related treatments. The ITI Foundation awards each ITI Scholar a stipend to the value of CHF 35,000 for the entire year. Sound knowledge of the local language of the preferred ITI Scholarship Center is required. The ITI Scholarship year starts each year on September 1 and ends on August 31 of the year following application.
Foo Chin Dentistry Scholarship
Dentistry scholarship is open to students from Southland who have been accepted into the undergraduate Bachelor of Dental Surgery course. The scholarship is to be awarded annually for a period of one year to the value of $2000. Applications close on 1 April each year.
Sir Thomas A. Hunter Scholarship in Dentistry
The dentistry scholarship shall be awarded by the University Council to a dental graduate of the University of Otago. Preference being given to candidates whose intended careers is in teaching and research. The scholar shall pursue a course of full time study and research at the School of Dentistry. Applications deadline is 1 April each year.
International Postgraduate Scholarships
The University of Birmingham is offering 18 International Postgraduate Scholarships worth £10,000 towards the cost of a one year Masters (Taught or Research) programme. These awards are intended for tuition fees only and cannot be used towards living expenses. Applicants must also demonstrate excellence in academic achievement, exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities. Applications will close on 28th February 2014.
Dr. Rodolfo Montes Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Rodolfo Montes Memorial Scholarships are paid in the form of tuition awards. Preference will be given to those candidates who exemplify leadership, or demonstrate a potential for leadership, within the local Hispanic community. All the materials must be submitted till May 23, 2014.
Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship
Maple Leaf is offering dentistry scholarship to student pursuing undergraduate degree. To be eligible a student must have contributed at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last two calendar years. Students must also possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher in their last academic year. The award values $500. Last date of submitting applications is 30th May 2014.
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