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aBORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER study Grants

The Australian Dental Health Foundation, supported by the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (DHAA), is offering up to 3 Study Grants to students of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background who are undertaking a course of study that will lead to registration as a Dental Hygienist or Oral Health Therapist.

APPLICATIONS

Each grant is valued at $5,000 and will include mentoring by a qualified dental hygienist during the year of the grant.

To be considered, please complete and submit an Application Form. The closing date for Applications is 30th June 2021.

For further information, please email us at scholarships@adhf.org.au

ELIGIBILTY

Applicants must be:

  • An Australian resident and of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background
  • Currently enrolled in a program of study in Australia leading to registration as a dental hygienist or an oral health therapist.
  • Able to provide a reference from a representative of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisation.

STUDY GRANT REVIEW PANEL

The Panel comprises members of the Advisory Board, a representative of the DHAA and may include other persons as appointed by the Board.

The decision of the Panel is final and is not subject to appeal by an applicant. The ADHF reserves the right not to distribute grant monies if suitably qualified applicants cannot be found.