Concorde Career Colleges dental students receive $40,000 in scholarships

Mission, Kan.-based Concorde Career Colleges partnered up with Effingham, Ill.-based Heartland Dental to award $40,000 in scholarships to training dental hygienists. 

The scholarship package was established in 2021 to support the growing demand for dental hygienists, according to a June 22 news release. Job openings for this role are expected to increase by 11 percent over the next decade.

The 16 recipients were each awarded $2,500 in aid. 

Heartland Dental is one of the largest DSOs in the country, with more than 2,400 affiliated doctors serving at more than 1,600 locations across 38 states. 

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