MDHA Monetary Award (Graduating Students)

Award: up to $1000

Application due date: March 17, 2024
Winners announced at the Student Summit April 13, 2024. Attendance preferred.

The following criteria must be met to be considered for the available MDHA Student Awards:

  • Applicants must be a permanent resident of Massachusetts regardless of school choice.
  • Applicants must be entering at least their second year in an accredited Dental Hygiene program or pursuing higher degrees in dental hygiene, public health, or research.
  • A current transcript. (an unofficial transcript is sufficient). To be considered for any award students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.
  • A letter of recommendation. Letters from Program Directors or faculty of the applicant are acceptable.
  • An essay indicating their interests, career goals and views of Dental Hygiene. Essays shall be no more than 500 words.

Please give your recommending faculty member Amy Willor’s email ([email protected]) to have them send the letter of recommendation directly if they prefer.

Questions should be directed to: Amy Willor- Education and Research Chair at [email protected]