DMD student wins national scholarship

Garcia, JacquelineCongratulations to University of Florida College of Dentistry DMD student Jacqueline Garcia, Class of 2015, who recently received an Underrepresented Minority Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship from the American Dental Association Foundation in the amount of $2,500 for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Garcia was one of 19 students from across the United States who received one of the scholarships.

“Jacqueline currently serves as a student representative to the college’s Admissions Committee and is an outstanding ambassador for our college,” said Pam Sandow, D.M.D., associate dean for admissions.

The ADA Foundation is a philanthropic and charitable organization that unites people and organizations to make a difference through better oral health. They goal of the scholarship program is to facilitate the education of academically gifted dental students. The scholarships help dental students defray a part of their professional education expenses. Each fall, accredited dental schools are encouraged to nominate one candidate in his or her second year of study for each scholarship.

Please join us in offering congratulations to Jacqueline Garcia!