VCU Dental Scholars

Eligibility requirements

Greater Richmond area students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 who are interested in exploring a career in dentistry. Students must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 or above.

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; dental lab supplies provided. Commitment to full attendance is required to participate. 


Nov 4, 2020 - Apr 7, 2021


VCU Health Campus.