Dental Faculty Development and Loan Repayment Program

Announcement Number:

Bureau of Health Workforce

Date(s) to Apply:
03/30/2016 to 05/31/2016

Estimated Award Date:

What is the program?

This announcement solicits applications for the Dental Faculty Development and Loan Repayment Program.  Program Purpose The purpose of this program is to increase the number and quality of the oral health workforce by assisting dental training programs in general, pediatric, dental public health or dental hygiene to attract, develop and retain dental faculty through both loan repayment and faculty development activities.  This FOA will focus on faculty who are training and providing service in community-based primary care settings. Program Requirements Applicants must propose both faculty loan repayment and faculty development activities.

Are you eligible?

Eligible applicants include dental schools, public or private not-for-profit hospitals, or other public or private not-for profit entities capable of carrying out the grant activities.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, Tribes, and tribal organizations are able to apply, if otherwise eligible.

Eligible applicants must have accredited training programs in dental or dental hygiene schools, or approved residency or advanced education programs in the practice of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, or dental public health.  The applicant must submit accreditation documentation for the relevant training program in Attachment 9 Section of this FOA.

Current award recipients under the Faculty Development in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Program are eligible to apply for this FOA.  Applicants must ensure that funding requests do not overlap with currently funded programs.

Foreign entities are not eligible to apply for this FOA.


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