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Mississippi Rural Dentists Scholarship Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Apr 1, 2022

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The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRDSP) offers a scholarship to rural dentistry students in Mississippi who agree to practice in underserved rural areas of Mississippi upon completion of their degree.

The program is designed for students currently residing in rural areas of Mississippi who wish to return to those areas to practice dentistry.


See the frequently asked questions section linked from the menu on the program website to check eligibility requirements based on matriculation phase.

Priority consideration is given to dentistry students who have participated in the pre-matriculation phase of the program.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $35,000 per year.

Application process

Admitted or current dentistry students must apply for the scholarship by April 1, 2022. Undergraduate students wanting to participate in the pre-matriculation phase must apply by February 15, 2022.

Links to the online application and additional information are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Oral health · Scholarships for health careers · Mississippi

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