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 ($1,250 per towards tuition, housing, lab fees, student fees, books, and/or supplies for a total of four 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 including the submission of a letter of recommendation from the Verber Dental Group’s Board of Directors.

• Enrollment in the Central Penn College BSHM degree program.

• Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0

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

• Preference shall be given to applicants employeed by Verber Dental Group and/or holding membership in the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association.

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.