Scholarships and Awards


Student Awards

  • Academy of Dentistry International Award
  • Academy of General Dentistry Award
  • Academy of Operative Dentistry Award
  • Academy of Oseointegration Award
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Award
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award
  • American Academy of Dental Practice Administration Award
  • American Academy of Oral Medicine Award
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Award
  • American Academy of Periodontology Award
  • American Association of Endodontists Award
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Implant Award
  • American Association of Oral Biologists Award
  • American Association of Orthodontics Award
  • American Association of Public Health Dentistry Award
  • American Association of Women Dentists Award
  • American College of Dentists Dean's Leadership Award
  • American College of Prosthodontics Award
  • American Society of Anesthesiology Award
  • American Student Dental Association's Award
  • Dentsply Removable Prosthodontics Award
  • Hanau Best of the Best Prosthodontic Award
  • International College of Dentists Achievement Award
  • Pediatric Dentistry Alumni Association Award
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy Award
  • Sidney S. Friedman, Sr. Periodontology Award
  • Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics Award
  • Special Care Dentistry Award
  • Student National Dental Association Award
  • Tennessee Society of Pediatric Dentistry Award

Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to current students in the College of Dentistry and are not awarded to incoming, new D-1s.

DR. JAMES T. ANDREWS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Andrews scholar has demonstrated outstanding abilities in the area of restorative dentistry during the pre-clinical and clinical years with financial need a considering factor.

DR. and MRS. LOWELL DALE BLEVINS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Blevins Scholar is selected primarily on financial need and secondarily on scholastic ability with preference given to married students whose spouse is employed.

DORIS COSTELLO BOWYER MEMORIAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

The recipient of the Doris Costello Bowyer Award is presented to a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership ability by participation in student organizations, campus activities, organized dentistry, is recognized among peers and faculty as having a positive influence on classmates, and also demonstrated competence and professionalism in studies.

DR. and MRS. NOAH DAVID BRITTON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Britton Scholar is selected on scholastic ability, financial need and dedication to dentistry as a career and profession.

DR. JOHN T. (JACK) CAMP SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Camp scholar is a dental student that has participated in athletics (preferably football, basketball or baseball) as a college student and demonstrated financial need.

HAROLD CLOOGMAN, D.D.S. SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Cloogman scholar will have demonstrated successful academic performance, demonstrated financial need and should be from East Tennessee.

DELTA DENTAL OF ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Delta Dental of Arkansas scholar is an Arkansas student who has demonstrated scholastic ability and a dedication to dentistry as a career.

 

DELTA DENTAL OF TENNESSEE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Delta Dental of Tennessee scholar is a Tennessee student who has demonstrated scholastic ability and a dedication to dentistry as a career.

DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND AWARD

The Dental Scholarship Endowment Fund recognizes dental students demonstrating financial need, scholastic ability and dedication to dentistry as a career and profession.

DENTISTRY STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Dentistry SGA scholar must be a third or fourth-year dental student with financial need who has demonstrated clinical excellence.

DR. WINFIELD C. DUNN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Dunn scholar exhibits proven scholastic ability, leadership potential, community  service and dedication to a career in the dental health care profession, as well as financial need.

E. MAC EDINGTON, JR., D.D.S and LINDA KAY EDINGTON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Edington Scholar is a Tennessee resident, who is married with at least one child, has demonstrated successful academic performance and has financial need.

WILLIAM J. EELLS, D.D.S. SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Eells Scholar is a dental student who has demonstrated scholastic ability, financial need and dedication to dentistry as a career and profession.

ELIZABETH CLUB SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Elizabeth Club Scholar is a Tennessee female dental student with demonstrated academic ability and financial need.

DR. R.O. and FANNIE B. FORD SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Ford scholar is an incoming first year student that has demonstrated exceptional scholastic ability, leadership potential and a dedication to a career as a dentist or dental scientist.

DR. KENNETH L. FRAME and SARA JO FRAME-MAZUR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Frame-Mazur scholar is a fourth year student that has demonstrated excellence in the area of restorative dentistry.

HELEN FLANAGAN FRY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Fry Scholarship is awarded to a student doctor based upon scholastic ability and financial need. The recipient should be from the eastern part of the state of Tennessee.

DEAN JAMES T. GINN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Established in honor of former Dean James T. Ginn by Dr. & Mrs. Perry Brickman, the Ginn Scholar is a dental student who ranks in the top third of his/her class.  Financial aid may be considered.

DR. JOSEPH W. GRAHAM, SR. SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

 The Graham scholar is a dental student who has demonstrated scholastic ability,  financial need and dedication to general dentistry with emphasis on excellence in restorative dentistry.

GUTHRIE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Guthrie Family scholar is a fourth-year dental student from Upper East Tennessee demonstrating clinical excellence with financial need.  This award is given in memory of Mrs. Maxie Jones Guthrie.

DR. and MRS. F. PAYNE & DR. MARK HARDISON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Hardison scholar is a third-year dental student who has demonstrated scholastic ability, leadership potential and dedication to dentistry as a career and profession with preference given to Tennessee residents who attended UTK or MTSU.            

DR. EARL O. HENRY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Henry scholar is a fourth year dental student who has made a commitment to serve in   the United States Armed Forces with preference given to those residing in the Second District of the Tennessee Dental Association.

THOMAS P. HINMAN MEETING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Hinman scholar is selected for exceptional academic performance. The scholarship is awarded each year by, and at, the Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

HINMAN DENTAL SOCIETY OF ATLANTA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Hinman Society Scholar is a dental student recognized for his/her leadership, clinical work, financial need and grade point average.

DR. & MRS. NORRIS HOWELL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Howell scholar is a dental student who has exhibited proven scholastic ability and    dedication to dentistry as a career and profession, with financial need a consideration.

DR. GERALD R. KARR FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Karr Family scholar is a dental student with demonstrated scholastic achievement, financial need and a dedication to dentistry.

DR. W.C. ‘DUB’ LADY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

 The Lady scholar is a dental student with demonstrated scholastic ability, financial need, and a dedication to dentistry as a career and a profession and should be from the eastern part of Tennessee.

DR. and MRS. DAVID LIBBY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Libby scholar is a D-3 student recognized for his/her leadership potential, personal and professional integrity and scholastic achievement.       

O.D. and RUTH MCKEE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The McKee scholar is a dental student with demonstrated scholastic ability, financial need and dedication to dentistry as a career and profession. The recipient should be a resident of one of the following counties: Bradley County, Tennessee, Benton County, Arkansas or Augusta County, Virginia.

DRS. JOE MILLER & CHRIS MILLER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Miller scholar is a dental student with proven scholastic ability and a dedication to dentistry as a career and profession.

DR. JOE and PAT MOSIER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Mosier scholar is a dental student who has demonstrated financial need and a dedication to dentistry as a career and a profession and is ranked in the middle third of their class.

BEVERLY AND DR. TOM NASH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Nash scholar is a dental student who demonstrates successful academic performance and has financial need.

DR. and MRS. THOMAS ONSTOTT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Onstott scholar will have demonstrated successful academic performance, as well as a financial need.

DR. MALCOLM OVERBEY STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Overbey student leader is recognized for his/her exceptional leadership potential, personal and professional integrity and scholastic achievement.

DR. MAURICE E. PETROVSKY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Petrovsky scholar is an outstanding fourth year student who has demonstrated the ‘passionate pursuit of perfection’ in the area of fixed prosthodontics.

REDWINE-MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Redwine-Mitchell scholar is a dental student with demonstrated scholastic achievement, financial need and is from East Tennessee.

SECOND DISTRICT DENTAL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Second District Dental Society scholar must be a resident in the Second District of the                                                                       Tennessee Dental Association with a demonstrated financial need.  This award is given to those students ranking in the middle third of their dental class.

SHANNON SLAGLE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Slagle scholar is a dental student who demonstrates successful academic performance and has financial need.

DR. ROY M. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Smith scholar is a dental student with demonstrated scholastic achievement, financial need and is from West Tennessee.

DR. BUFORD AND LYNDA SUFFRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

 The Suffridge scholar is selected primarily on the basis of financial need with special consideration given to those students ranking in the middle third of their dental class.

CECILY W. TIPTON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Tipton scholar is an outstanding dental student who has demonstrated academic excellence and financial need.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION’S ANDY HOLT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The University of Tennessee Alumni Association selects dental students for demonstrated academic excellence plus community service and participation in campus activities.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION’S LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The University of Tennessee Alumni Association Legacy scholar is a first year dental student with the highest academic credentials who is also the child of a College of Dentistry graduate.

DR. and MRS. THOMAS N. WEEMS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Weems scholar is a dental student with proven academic ability and found to be deserving.

DR. ROBERT N. WILSON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Wilson scholar is a dental student who is married, has at least one child and has demonstrated financial need.

XI PSI PHI FRATERNITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The ZIP Fraternity scholar is a D-4 or a D-3 student with demonstrated academic ability and service to the Xi Psi Phi dental fraternity.