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State Oral Health Workforce

HRSA-13-142  Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities (PDF - 245 KB) (closing Date 04/03/2013)
Apply at by April 03. 

For questions pertaining to this funding opportunity, please visit the SOHW Q&As page or contact Dr. Michele Junger at or 301-443-2564


The purpose of the State Oral Health Workforce Program is to help States develop and implement innovative programs to address the dental workforce needs of designated dental health professional shortage areas in a manner that is appropriate to the States’ individual needs.  The program authorizes funds for States to improve the accessibility of the oral health workforce for underserved geographic areas, population groups or facilities.  This program is designed to help States address demonstrated oral health workforce needs.


Eligible applicants include Governor-appointed, State government entities.  Each State is limited to only one application per cycle, unless you are a currently funded grantee, and must address one or more of the 13 legislative activities.

More Information

Active Grants and Abstracts

Program details (Opportunity Closing Date: 04/03/2013)

Technical Assistance

FY2013 Funding Opportunity Announcement Q&As - State Oral Health Workforce


Michele L. Junger, DDS, MPH
(301) 443-6190

CDR Karen Beckham, M.A., CHES
(301) 443-7050

Open Funding Opportunities

HRSA-15-050 Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

HRSA-15-051 , Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry

HRSA-15-046 Advanced Nursing Education

HRSA-15-054 Primary Care Training and Enhancement Awards

HRSA-15-047 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship

HRSA-15-057 Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

All Open Opportunities