ODA Foundation Grants and Scholarships

The ODA Foundation’s grants enable programs that help not only the community, but the practice of dentistry as a whole. The Foundation’s scholarship programs further the profession of dentistry by attracting the highest caliber of potential dental professionals.

ODAF Scholarships

Second, third and fourth year dental students who are Ohio residents and have financial need are eligible to apply for an ODAF scholarship. The 2016 scholarship application period will be open soon!

ODAF Grants

The 2016 grant application period is now open! The ODAF program grant application process is open to qualified Ohio community dental care and oral health projects.

Please take note of the grant instructions, as the process has changed.  For questions about grant eligibility or issues with the application format, contact the ODA Foundation at 614-486-2700 or Kristy@oda.org.

The deadline for submitting a grant is July 1, 2016.

Click here to download the 2016 Grant Guidelines/Application Packet.

The ODA Foundation developed focus areas that will enable it to have an impact on the future of dentistry.

  • Facilitate learning opportunities that will impact how dentistry operates and plans for the future.
  • Support a strong dental education environment.
  • Fund public service projects and worthwhile initiatives suggested by ODA members, component dental societies, and ODA councils and committees.
  • Support programs that improve the image and quality of the dental profession.

Click here for a list of grant recipients since 2004.