The program is for tribally-enrollment Native American high school or undergraduate students with strong cultural and tribal affiliation interested in becoming dentists. Students will have an opportunity to learn about dental careers; participate in clinics, labs and classes in a dental school environment; prepare for admission to dental school; and learn about financial aid.
All applicants must complete an application and personal statement, have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher and provide documentation of two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Creighton University pays all tuition, transportation and housing for the program with a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Transportation costs include travel to and from Creighton. A $1,000 stipend is awarded to all students upon completion.
For more information or to apply, visit the website www.creighton.edu/dentalschool/outreachprograms/index.php. Questions may be directed to 1-402-280-5008.