Purpose: Supporting the educational aspirations of deserving Registered Dental Hygienists admitted to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BSHM) degree program at Central Penn College.

Award: Recipients will be awarded $5,000 for one year ($1,250 per term towards tuition, housing, lab fees, student fees, books, and/or supplies for a total of two terms).

Scholarship Criteria: Scholarships from the Fund shall be awarded to Central Penn College students based on the following criteria:

• Completion of application and requirements.

• Enrollment in the Central Penn College BSHM degree program.

• Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0

• Current part-time employment as a clinical dental hygienist through their course of study while receiving the scholarship.

• Preference given to applicants that have demonstrated leadership.

• Preference given to candidates with a letter of recommendation from a Benco Dental associate or team member.

Selection process: Central Penn College’s scholarship selection committee shall determine award recipient(s) under the governance of the Foundation Board of Trustees. Award recipient name(s) shall be shared following award disbursement. The Selection Committee is committed

to ensuring a fair and impartial selection process. If there are no eligible applicants the

scholarship will not be awarded.