2018 Global Dental Relief Scholarship Information

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A $500 scholarship will be awarded to two active HOSA members to participate on a 2018 Global Dental Relief field dental clinic. One scholarship will be reserved for HOSA students from Colorado if applicable.


  1. Eligibility: High school or postsecondary students who are active members of HOSA. If the scholarship winner is 18 at the time of volunteering OR under 18 with a teacher or parent accompanying them, he/she may participate in any of the 2018 clinics. If the scholarship winner is not 18 at the time of volunteering, he/she may participate in the July 20th-29th, 2018 Guatemala clinic with the Global Dental Relief trip leaders serving as a chaperone.
  2. All applicants must submit a completed scholarship applications to his/her HOSA State Advisor by Wednesday, April 4th, 2018. The state advisor will forward applications for the top three finalists from their state to GDR by April 6th.
  3. GDR will announce the scholarship winner on April 11th. The winner will then need to fill out a GDR volunteer application and make arrangements to pay the remaining trip balance. Students are encouraged to fundraise asking their friends and family to partner with them and make a tax-deductible donation towards their trip. GDR will provide a fundraising guide to all volunteers who plan to fundraise their project fee.

More about Global Dental Relief

At Global Dental Relief, our mission is to bring free dental care to children throughout the world.

Volunteer dentists, hygienists, assistants and non-dental volunteers deliver treatment and preventive care in dental clinics that serve children in schools, orphanages, and remote villages.

With a vision to transform lives and cultivate community through volunteerism, Global Dental Relief provides opportunities for diverse groups of volunteers to explore the world and bring free dental care and oral hygiene education to thousands of impoverished children in Nepal, India, Guatemala, Kenya and Cambodia.

Join us and see the world as you’ve never seen it before. 

You don’t have to be a dentist to volunteer.  www.globaldentalrelief.org