VCU Dental Scholars

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Apply: Aug 3 - Nov 07, 2022

Requirements: Online application, personal statement, unofficial transcript, and one letter of reference. 

VCU Dental Scholars Flyer

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Eligibility requirements

Greater Richmond area students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 who are interested in exploring a career in dentistry. Students must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 or above.

Program description

VCU Dental Scholars is an after-school program that meets twice a month for 90-minute workshops. Program participants will have the opportunity to be paired with a VCU pre-dental mentor student to explore topics such as choosing a college, financing dental school, public speaking, and more! Scholars students will also have the opportunity to carve a tooth out of soap, make a dental impression, learn how to suture, visit the digital dentistry lab, and MORE!

There is no cost for the program; dental lab supplies are provided. Commitment to full attendance (all 8 sessions) is required to participate.

2023 Program Dates: January 11, January 25, February 8, February 22, March 15, March 29, April 12, and April 26. All sessions will be held from 5:00 - 6:30 pm at VCU School of Dentistry (520 N. 12th St., Richmond, VA 23298).

For inquiries about Dental Scholars, please contact Lindsay Smith by emailing or by calling 804-628-2283