The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance and encouragement to a worthy student in the Associate Degree Dental Laboratory Technology curriculum at Durham Technical Community College in Durham, NC.  This scholarship is valued at $1750 and may be presented annually. The funds shall be deposited by the school and made available to the student as needed to pay for materials and tuition required to complete the program. 

This scholarship is named in honor of “Chief” William L. “Bill” Rodgers, CDT, retired Program Director of the DTCC Dental Laboratory Technology Program, in recognition and appreciation of his outstanding contributions in the education of dental laboratory technicians. 

NCDLA/William L. Rodgers Scholarship - Guidelines
NCDLA/William L. Rodgers Scholarship - Application



The NADL Pillar Scholarship covers the application and testing fees for a candidate to take the written comprehensive exam, the written specialty exam and the hands-on practical examination, one time each. It also awards the candidate a certificate that can be used to purchase study materials through NADL. The scholarship amount is $1,000 per recipient. Scholarship recipients must take all three exams within 12 months of being awarded the scholarship.

For eligibility requirements and other additional information, please visit the NADL website

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