Educational Grants

To be considered for funding, proposed projects must demonstrate how they will accomplish one or more of the following: 

  • Improve access to mentoring programs for dental educators and dental hygiene students in Virginia dental hygiene programs 
  • Improve awareness that oral health is an integral component of total wellness
  • Increase public awareness of the cost benefits of prevention
Click here for more detailed Educational Grant application and guidelines.  Click here to read about the educational grant award to the Student Chapter of  ADHA /Lord Fairfax Community College. 

Speaker Sponsorship

The VDHA Foundation administers the Speaker Sponsorship Awards Program through the assets created by the Alice Hinchcliffe Williams Continuing Education Fund. This annual, competitive award program provides an opportunity for each VDHA component to apply for up to $500 to fund a continuing education program in their area. 

Click here for detailed criteria for speaker evaluation. A speaker sponsorship guidelines and application document is available here

After your event, make sure to submit a post event expense report which can be found here


The Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association  is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization located at 2201 Wedgwood Avenue, Richmond, VA  23228

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