increase Financing, Support And Advocacy For Dental Professionals


Browngirl, RDH envisions a future where the oral care workforce is well-educated, diverse, and supported throughout their professional journey. Through strategic investments in education, financing, and resources, this initiative aims to create an environment where every aspiring dental hygienist has the opportunity to thrive and contribute to the advancement of oral healthcare.


The “Future of Care Uplifting Students” Scholarship (F.O.C.U.S) places a strong emphasis on supporting dental hygiene students through a dedicated scholarship fund, aiming to alleviate financial burdens associated with education and professional development. Together, let’s shape the future of oral care professionals and build a healthier, more inclusive industry.


The BrownGirl RDH Annual Leadership Conference is a flagship event committed to advancing the dental hygiene profession by providing a dynamic platform for leadership development, empowerment, and continuous education. This transformative conference, meticulously designed with minority professionals in mind, uplifts participants, offering valuable Continuing Education (CE) credits while fostering the development, training, and retention of an empowered oral care workforce. The "BrownGirl, RDH Leadership Conference" is not just an event; it is a transformative experience designed to elevate the dental hygiene profession. This gathering serves as a source of inspiration, knowledge, and support, empowering participants to lead with purpose and make meaningful contributions to the future of oral healthcare. Join us in building a community of empowered dental hygiene professionals, fostering excellence and innovation in the pursuit of oral health for all.

Geha Solutions Diversifying Scholars Fund

Fund scholarships covering national board fees, clinical board fees, acquisition of loupes with lights, national board review materials, and supplemental tuition.
Supplemental Tuition Assistance
National Board Review Support
Loupes with Light Program
Clinical Board Fee Assistance
National Board Fee Assistance

Scholarship Recipients


  • Scholarships are need based.
  • Apply on a desktop computer, do NOT use your cell phone
  • You must be registered as student member to access our scholarships available
  • There is no deadline to apply unless specified 
  • 3.0 GPA is the minimum 
  • You may not change your award once selected
  • Awards are paid directly to the school or vendor funds will not go to the awardee
  • You must be accepted or enrolled in a accredited dental hygiene program
  • You must be a member of the organization before you apply Join
  • If you are currently a student member you must edit your profile and change membership level to “ scholarship” 
  • The most recent year 1040 tax return must be uploaded
  • Awards are not monetary  
  • Student must accept award terms via email within 30 days 
  • Unofficial transcripts are accepted 
  • Questions  should be emailed to
  • *Any incomplete application will be rejected. All inquiries and submissions are processed through our scholarship committee.  Student Membership fees are non-refundable. 


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