Our Bright Smile Scholarship

The goal of the RELIANCE DENTAL Bright Smile Scholarship is to encourage better oral health among the next generation, promote the importance of regular dental checkups, and emphasize the overall health benefits of a healthy smile!

To apply, students must create a poster or social media post to help us get the word out, and they must be certified by a dental office as practicing good oral health habits.


DEADLINE: July 15, 2017

WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 1, 2017

ELIGIBILITY: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or high school graduates who have been accepted to an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, post-graduate school, or a facility that provides education for certification for Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH). One entry per person.*


STEP 1) Applicants must create an original image, poster or social post promoting good oral health (Entry Image). The Entry Image must be your own work and can include photography and/or illustration and associated text up to 20 words.*

STEP 2) Applicants must be certified by a licensed dental professional (dentist or hygienist) as someone who practices good oral health habits. To verify certification, applicants must download the Dental Office Certification Form and have the form signed by a DDS, DMD or RDH at your regular dentist’s office.

STEP 3) Applicants must complete the Application/Entry Form below, provide their contact information, and upload their Entry Image and a scan or photo of their signed Dental Office Certification Form.  Dental office information must also be entered in the Application/Entry Form below.*

SELECTION PROCESS: Each Entry Image will be judged by an industry committee and a winner will be chosen based on creativity and originality, persuasiveness and being on-message. Winning entry will be featured in a national ad and/or online as a Public Service Announcement on the Benefits of Good Oral Health.*



Create Your Entry Image

Be creative, be technical, be profound–BE YOURSELF!  Your goal here is to create a poster or social post that would influence others about the importance of good dental health habits and regular dental checkups.  Use impactful, fun, funny or whatever other images and copy you feel would do the job, but remember the design must be original.


 Download the Dental Office Certification Form and have it completed and signed by your dental office.



Complete and submit the Application/Entry Form below with required uploads.

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  • Student Information

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  • Dental Office Information

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