IUFW-Curbox Dental Hygiene Professionalism Award Scholarship

It is the intent of the donor that this scholarship support a second year student in the Dental Hygiene program in the School of Dentistry on the Fort Wayne Campus who best exemplifies the following criteria for professionalism:

  • Strive for a level of excellence and competence in patient care
  • Adhere to a code of conduct – ethical and moral obligations
  • Adhere to clinical standards
  • Accountable for continuing education and communicating knowledge to peers
  • Involved in community service or other volunteer opportunities
  • Support and participate in professional organizations, such as the America Dental Hygiene Association

Award
2 students, $500 each
Deadline
12/01/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Professionalism is an essential quality in our society that includes a person’s personal, and professional interactions. For Sharon Curbox, there are certain criteria that set professional individuals apart from others.

    These criteria include:
    • Strive for a level of excellence and competence in patient care
    • Adhere to a code of conduct-ethical and moral obligations
    • Adhere to clinical standards
    • Be accountable for continuing education and communicating knowledge to peers
    • Be involved in community service or other volunteer opportunities
    • Support and participated professional organization, such as the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA)

    In 250 -500 words, please answer the following: What does being a dental professional mean to you?