Student Scholarships

scholarshipsThe 2018 Fall Student Scholarship Applicantion Period has Closed

Applications will open again in 2019.

For questions, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 410-706-7146.

Specialty Scholarships

Christian Ludwig Memorial Scholarship Fund (Senior students with interest in Periodontics)

This scholarship is intended to provide one or more annual scholarships to members of the incoming senior dental class who demonstrate exceptional interest and achievement in Periodontics. Special recognition will be given each year to a member or members of the senior class who embody optimism, energy, charisma and a complete love of life-qualities associated with the outstanding young man memorialized through this Fund.

Dr. John A. Nespeca Scholarship Endowment (Oral Surgery)

This scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement and financial need to fourth year students interested in oral surgery.  Preference will be given to those who have clearly demonstrated high ethical standards.

Drs. Trung and Tien Ho Scholarship Endowment for the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (Prosthodontics)

This scholarship is intended to support students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry who show interest and demonstrate academic achievement in the field of prosthodontics.

Baltimore Alumni Chapter, Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Scholarship Endowment (Senior students, community service focus)

This is an endowed scholarship for two rising senior dental students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to providing dental care in the local community.  

Frank L. and Anne E. Iber Endowment for the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (married students with financial need)

This scholarship provides support for a student currently enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry who is married and demonstrates financial need.

Dr. Paul Corcoran and Mrs. Jean Corcoran, and Dr. Jeffrey Cooper and Mrs. Jean Cooper Scholarship Endowment (academic or life challenges)

This scholarship provides support to students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry who are facing academic or life challenges.

Dr. Alex M. Rudewicz Scholarship Fund Endowment in Honor of the Class of 1965 (Senior students)

This scholarship provides support for fourth year D.D.S. students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.  Students selected to receive the scholarship will be expected to attend a financial literacy course lasting at least two hours during their final year at the School.

Fusion Dental Group Scholarship Endowment for the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (Junior and Senior students demonstrating clinical excellence and leadership)

This scholarship provides support for pre-doctoral students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.  The Spendable Income from the Fund will be used to provide scholarships to students who are at a Junior or Senior level in good standing with the School and who display the attributes of a professional capable of entering a dental group practice, specifically teamwork skills, clinical excellence and leadership.  

William L. & Victorine Q. Adams Foundation Scholarship Endowment (historically underrepresented minorities)

This scholarship provides support for students who represent groups historically underrepresented in health professions as determined by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (currently Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino, and Asian) orother students who have demonstrated a commitment to dental service among historically underserved communities. enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement and financial need. 

Ronald M. Starr Family Scholarship Fund (Junior or Senior students)

This scholarship provides support for one or more junior or senior students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.

Stoetzer Dental Education Fund (Sophomore students)

This need-based scholarship supports students who have completed their first year of study, have demonstrated their scholastic ability, and will thus be assured of continuing their studies toward completion of their professional training.

Dennis M. Thome Memorial Scholarship Endowment (Sophomore students)

The recipient of the Dennis M. Thome Memorial Scholarship Endowment must be a resident of Maryland and demonstrate financial need.  After those criteria are met, the applicant with the highest grade point average after completion of the first year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program will receive the scholarship. 

Dr. Meyer Eggnatz Memorial Scholarship Endowment (Orthodontics Post-Graduate Students)

This scholarship will provide scholarship support for a student in the Orthodontic post graduate program who demonstrates clinical excellence, professional leadership and loyalty to the School, and is expected to maintain these characteristics after completion of studies, as did Dr. Eggnatz during his illustrious career.

Howard Van Natta Memorial Scholarship Fund (Freshman students)

This scholarship supports deserving first year students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, UMB selected by academincs and financial need in memory of Dr. Howard Van Natta.  Candidates eligible for selection must also be Maryland residents.

Drs. Tuan and Linh Tran Scholarship Endowment for the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (Virginia residents)

This scholarship provides support for first year dental students.  To be eligible, recipients must have graduated from colleges or universities located in Virginia and completed their final undergraduate year treated as a Virginia in-state student for tuition purposes.  Scholarship(s) will be awarded and equally divided among all students who meet these criteria, and will not be awarded based on financial need.

Dr. William M. Reed Scholarship Fund for Residents of the State of Delaware

This scholarship provides funds to supplement the out of state tuition difference for a Delaware resident to pursue a degree in dentistry. 

Dr. Elton P. Maddox, Jr. Scholarship Endowment (SNDA Members)

This scholarship provides endowed support for students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement and demonstrated financial need to students who are members of the Student National Dental Association.

Periodontal Post-Grade Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship will provide support for post-graduate students in the Department of Periodontics.

Dr. Tony Michael Ponti Memorial Scholarship (Post-Graduate Endodontic Residents)

This fund will provide scholarships to students enrolled in the post-graduate Endodontic Residency Program.

James R. Swancar, D.D.S. Memorial Scholarship Endowment (Students from New England)

This scholarship provides endowed support for students enrolled at the School. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, with preference given to students who are from New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Determination of residency will be based on the home address provided by students upon application to their college or university attended first following secondary school. 

Thomas E. Wagner, DDS Memorial Scholarship (Married Students)

This scholarship provides support for students who demonstrate financial need and who are legally married while attending the School.

General Need and Merit Scholarships

Gaylord Fund

This scholarship provides aid to students who are in good academic standing and who have proven financial need,  in securing a dental education.  Dr.  Gaylord received an honorary degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1913.

Russell Gigliotti Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides support to pre-doctoral dental students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry with selection based on outstanding academic achievement and financial need.

University of Maryland Dental School General Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides endowed support for students enrolled in the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement and financial need.

Steve P. Afsahi, D.DS. ’87 Memorial Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship provides endowed support for students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

Long Family Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship provides endowed scholarship support for students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement.

General Need Scholarships

Clyde Virginius Matthews Memorial Scholarship Fund

Need-based scholarship for students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.

Dr. Henry S. Hohouser Memorial Scholarship Fund

This Scholarship provides support for students enrolled in the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Wilson B. Lau Memorial Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship provides support for students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Drs. Stanley E. Block, Philip L. Block and Joanne Block Rief Endowed Scholarship Fund

This endowed fund awards one or more scholarships to students from the State of Maryland enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Dr. Elizabeth S. and Dr. William B. Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship supports one or more students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Dr. A. P. Lazauskas Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides support to dental students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Dr. Charles W. Hennesey Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides support to students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry who demonstrate a financial need and have an academic standing of at least 2.5 GPA.

Myron H. And Bernice K. Sachs Scholarship Fund

This fund annually awards financial support in the form of a scholarship to a deserving student(s) to assist their education at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Dr. Lamon A. Stewart Memorial Scholarship Endowment for the UM School of Dentistry

This scholarship provides endowed support for students enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.  Scholarships are awarded based on financial need.

Thomas E. Wolf, D.D.S. Educational Loan Fund

This scholarship provides support to students enrolled in the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Myra Land Scholarship Fund (CU)

This scholarship fund will provide support for students.

Dr. Joseph P. Attanasio Memorial Scholarship (CU)

This scholarship fund will provide support for students.

Dental School Memorial Scholarship Fund (CU)

This scholarship fund will provide support for students.