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After acceptance into dental hygiene school, Student membership in CDHA is the next most important step to becoming consummate dental hygiene professional.
CDHA represents the student voice in the dental hygiene profession. Membership is open to all students enrolled in entry-level as well as degree completion and graduate-level dental hygiene programs.
Any student enrolled in a dental hygiene program is eligible for Student membership, if the school is accredited by a national agency recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation or the US Department of Education. California currently has 28 accredited dental hygiene schools, five of which are Bachelor of Science programs.
DHAI and CDHA invite you to take advantage of the opportunity to apply for the 2023 Cora Ueland Scholarship. More details to be announced..
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Each school selects a faculty and a student representative to serve as a liaison for CDHA. Resources for student leaders and faculty are available from CDHA. For more information please contact Student Relations Council at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When it’s spring and graduations are just around the corner: submit your nomination for a CDHA Student Leadership Awards!
Please use the following criteria for the selection of the student who receives this award:
The recipient of this special award is selected through a vote of the senior dental hygiene students, by means of a secret ballot. The ballots are to be counted by the Junior Student Membership Representative and the Student Membership Faculty Advisor.
Recipients will receive a certificate commemorating their achievement.
As part of CDHA's Spring Scientific Session, a poster competition is held for dental hygiene students.