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Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

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.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.059
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Jan 30, 2017

For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:
Oksana Cobb

For programmatic or technical assistance questions:
Jesse Ungard


The Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene program will award funding to plan, develop, and operate predoctoral training programs in dentistry and dental hygiene for dental and dental hygiene students that address enhancing pediatric training to support improved access to oral health care for vulnerable, underserved, or rural communities.

Applications must demonstrate how they will:

  • Integrate or enhance pediatric dental or dental hygiene training in the core student curriculum
  • Increase or enhance clinical experiences for dental or dental hygiene students with pediatric populations in community-based sites
  • Incorporate population health and social determinants of health into training

Eligible applicants include accredited schools of dentistry, public or non-profit private hospitals, dental hygiene schools, or other public or private nonprofit entities that the Secretary has determined are capable of carrying out professional training programs.

Faith-based and community-based organizations, community colleges, as well as tribes and tribal organizations, are eligible to apply provided they are capable of meeting grant requirements.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $300,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: Up to 5
Estimated total program funding: $1,500,000

Application process

Links to the program guidance and online application process are available through

Technical Assistance Webinars

  • December 7, 2016
    Recording play-back: 866.484.6428
    Passcode: 5136
  • January 18, 2017
    Recording play-back:
    Passcode: 1187
Tagged as
Access · Dental workforce · Health workforce education and training · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Scholarships for health careers

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