Hu-Friedy NEVI 2.0 CDHA Scholarship Program

CDHA and Hu-Friedy are proud to have provided $15,000 in scholarships since 2016 in support of registered dental hygienists across Canada advancing their education in oral health.

The 2019 application process is NOW OPEN.

Available Scholarships

  • $1,000 award for eligible dental hygienists (five awards available)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Registered dental hygienist with dental hygiene regulatory authority in your province/territory
  • CDHA member in good standing
  • A ‘Friends of Hu-Friedy’ member; sign up for free at
  • Accepted to an undergraduate, graduate or doctorate program in an accredited institution in a degree program related to oral health
  • Practicing a minimum of 16 hours/week in a clinical setting before being accepted into the program

Application Form

Download the application form here. The following items must be submitted along with your completed application:

  • Current CV
  • Essay (500-1,000 words)
  • Applicant appraisal
  • Two letters of recommendation

See application form for more details.

Application Deadline

October 31, 2019

Evaluation Process

Each qualified applicant is assessed on the following criteria by a selection committee comprised of educational experts:

  • Commitment to lifelong learning through use of specific examples (evidence of self reflection)
  • Proposed contribution to the oral health field or profession of dental hygiene
  • Commitment to professionalism (quality of application and essay)
  • Likelihood of goal achievement (review of CV, GPA, and letters of recommendation)
  • Community service and social responsibility

Important Timelines

Scholarship Program Opens July 31, 2019
Application Receipt Deadline October 31, 2019
Candidates Informed of Results Mid January 2020
Recipients Promoted Late January 2020
Cheque Disbursements Mailed Late January 2020