The ADHA Institute for Oral Health (IOH) was created to provide educational scholarships, fellowships, research grants and community service grants to dental hygienists throughout the country.


ADHA Institute Scholarship Program

The primary focus of the program is to provide financial assistance to dental hygiene students and dental hygienists who can demonstrate a commitment to further the discipline of dental hygiene through academic achievement, professional excellence, and a desire to improve the public's overall health.


The applications are available October 1 of each year; the deadline for Institute Scholarship applications is February 1. All students who meet the requirements listed under the “Eligibility” section of the website are encouraged to apply. Award recipients will be notified after July 1.





Rhode Island Dental Hygienist' Association

PO Box 41018 | Providence, RI 02940