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Please complete the application in order to be considered for the South Carolina Rural Dentist Program. All applications must be submitted through the online portal by February 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Required Documentation:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident status (U.S. birth certificate issued by a city, county or state agency of the United States, identification page of an unexpired U.S. passport, or a Certificate of Citizenship, a Naturalization Certificate, or a Green Card)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Community letters of support from lay members (not dentists) of the community*
  • Copies of all educational loan documents
  • Documentation of practice investment from the dentist or other organization or entities (if applicable)*
  • 1040 Form from your most recent tax return with your social security number redacted
  • Copy of the SLED State Criminal Records Check. Available at www.sled.state.sc.us. (There is a minimal charge for this check.)*

*Not required for MUSC Dental Faculty Applicants

You will have the opportunity to revisit your application and continue to update it through February 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm. If you have any questions about the program or application, please contact Kristin Cochran, South Carolina AHEC Director of Recruitment and Retention Programs, at cochrak@musc.edu or 843-792-6977.


Application Steps:

  1. Complete eligibility form.
  2. If eligible, you will be routed to the full application. If not eligible, please contact Kristin Cochran to discuss. 
  3. Please complete the application. You can save as a draft and return to submit when completed. 
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.