The summary for the ARRA: Dental Faculty Loan Repayment Federal Grant is detailed below.
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ARRA - Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry
Current Application Deadline:
May 28, 2010
Original Application Deadline:
May 28, 2010
Apr 28, 2010
Apr 28, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching:
A grant may be awarded to a program of general, pediatric, or public health dentistry described in subsection to plan, develop, and operate a loan repayment program under which individuals agree to serve full-time as faculty members; and the program of general, pediatric or public health dentistry agrees to pay the principal and interest on the outstanding student loans of the individuals.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Entities eligible for grants to support training in general, pediatric, or public health dentistry include entities that have programs in dental or dental hygiene schools; or have approved residency or advanced education programs in the practice of general, pediatric, or public health dentistry. Therefore, for the purposes of this announcement, the use of "general, pediatric, and public health dentistry", "primary care dentistry" and "dental faculty" shall include dental hygiene unless otherwise noted. Grants may be made to accredited dental or dental hygiene schools, public or private not-for-profit hospitals, or other pubic or not for profit entities to plan, develop, and operate, or participate in, an approved professional training program in the field of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, public health dentistry, or dental hygiene for dental or dental hygiene students, dental residents, practicing dentists or dental hygienists, or other approved primary care dental trainees, that emphasizes training in general, pediatric, or public health dentistry. Eligible entities may partner with schools of public health for the education of dental students, residents or dental hygiene students for a master's in public health in an accredited program. Training activities must be conducted by an accredited entity; therefore, either the applicant or a partner organization responsible for the dental or dental hygiene training must be accredited.