VCU Dental Scholars

Eligibility requirements

Greater Richmond area students in grades nine, 10, 11 and 12 who are interested in exploring a career in dentistry.

Program description

VCU Dental Scholars is an after-school program that meets twice a month for 90-minute workshops. Participants learn through lectures conducted by a VCU dental student or faculty member and through hands-on laboratory experience. VCU Dental Scholar participants visit the Dent-Sim lab, create impressions, carve a wax tooth and more.

Participants are required to provide their own transportation and parking during the program.  There is no cost for the program. Commitment to full attendance is required to participate. 


November 2017 - April  2018.


VCU Health Campus. 

Contact information

Lindsay Smith at (804) 628-2283 or