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  • 19 July, 2022

Sensodyne IDA Shinning Star Scholarship Programme


Sensodyne India is giving not 1, not 5, not 10 but 100 deserving students a whopping scholarship worth rupee 4,20,000/- to support their academic and living expenses of BDS.

Scholarship Launch

The scholarship was launched during the annual Delhi Dental show on 16th of July 2022, in the presence of Chief Guest Dr. L. Swasticharan (Additional Deputy Director General of Health Services) and Guest of Honour, Lt. Gen. Satish R Iyer (Director General Dental Services) along with Dr. Puneet Girdhar (IDA President), Dr. Ashok Dhoble (Hon. Sec. General IDA), Ms Anurita Chopra (BU Marketing Lead ISC) and other distinguished dignitaries from IDA.


  • Open for students pursuing 1st year of BDS from Govt. dental colleges of India.
  • Annual family income must not exceed INR 8 lakhs from all sources.
  • Applicants must have scored a min 60 % marks in previous semester/ course.
  • Children or family members of employees of GSK, Goodera, IDA, Buddy4study are not eligible.
  • Students from pan India can apply.
  • Students are required to continue to score 60% and above in all 4 years of BDS to continue receiving the scholarship.

Selection Criteria

  • Students higher in merit and financial need would get preference
  • Mandatory telephonic interview by Buddy4study or IDA prior to final selection.
  • Final decision about selection will only be made by IDA or Buddy4study

How can you apply?

  • Step 1- Register yourself at https://bit.ly/3oddBWd
  • Step 2- fill the online application form 
  • Step 3- upload the desired documents
  • Step 4- submit the application

Indian Dental Association: As a flag bearer of oral health in

India, IDA believes in supporting bright and deserving students to graduate and excel as dental professionals. IDA stands by the financially underprivileged deserving and hardworking students who desire to carve out a new path for themselves and thus become the ambassadors of IDA's vision for "Improving oral health and quality of life". IDA is the official knowledge partner for the Shining Star

Scholarship Programme.

GSK Consumer Healthcare: A Global Leader GSK consumer health CSR touches 90,000 lives through its initiatives. GSK is united by the purpose of delivering better everyday health with humanity. The company's CSR program “Mission Health" touches the lives of many Indians by focusing on health and wellbeing. Sensodyne IDA Shining Star Scholarship is the flagship programme of GSK Consumer Healthcare to provide scholarships to underprivileged students who aspire to pursue degree courses in Government Dental Colleges of India. The Scholarship shall ensure that these aspiring, meritorious students pursue professional education without financial hindrances.

Hurry!! Apply now and get a chance to win the scholarship money. Say yes to your dreams. We stand with you every step of the way!

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