ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA)/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship recognizes the memory and the 30-year dental education career of Professor Linda Rubinstein DeVore.
Prof. DeVore was active in dental hygiene education, scholarship and public service. She served as President of the American Association of Dental Schools (now ADEA) in 1994, and President of the Supreme Chapter of Sigma Phi Alpha , the national honorary society of the dental hygiene profession, from 1997–98.
Number of Winners
Be enrolled as a part- or full-time student in a course of study in dental hygiene, education or public health (baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degrees)
Demonstrate a commitment to leadership in education or health care; for example, he or she is serving as an exemplary class officer or organizing a major class or schoolwide community service activity
Be in good academic standing in his or her program of study
Be an ADEA Individual Member
Transcripts obtained from the candidate’s school registrar verifying academic standing.
A personal statement providing details of personal qualities and leadership experiences.
A letter of nomination from a faculty member addressing the candidate’s leadership qualities.
A letter of support from the applicant’s dean, dental hygiene director or equivalent in an academic setting.
November 1, 2023
Where to Apply
Apply on the ADEA website