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Omaha District Dental Society

The Omaha District Dental Society established a scholarship in 2008 to assist students who are pursuing a degree in Dental Assisting at Metropolitan Community College.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, clinical fees or living expenses.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Financial need is required
  • Full-time student
  • Completed a minimum of 12 credit hours with an accumulated GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Pursuing a degree in the Dental Assisting Program at MCC
  • Must be a resident of Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy or Washington counties in Nebraska
  • Citizenship is required
  • Must demonstrate strength in one or more of the following areas:
    • commitment to community service
    • ability to work as a team member
    • participation in and/or leadership role within the Dental Assistant Association or program
    • demonstrate a positive attitude and ability to work to overcome obstacles

Scholarships are usually offered during the spring and fall quarters. Scholarship availability varies depending on donor giving.