The Alva S. Appleby Scholarship Fund

Type Scholarship
Amount -


In July, 1995, the Maine Dental Association received a sum of money from the estate of MDA Past President Alva S. Appleby, “in trust,...for the purpose of establishing a scholarship or scholarships for students from the State of Maine to attend dental school.”  Since 1995, MDA members have made additional voluntary contributions to the fund, and the MDA awarded the first annual scholarship(s) during the 1997-98 academic year.  Since only the interest will be used to provide the scholarships, the amount of the awards may vary, but will be at least $500.00.
Criteria for Applications
A student wishing to apply for the Appleby Scholarship must:
• Be a resident of the State of Maine
• Be enrolled in a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association

Criteria for Selection
The Maine Dental Association’s Council on Charitable Affairs will review the applications and choose
the scholarship recipient(s) based upon:
• Academic performance
• Essay/personal statement

More Information

29 Association Drive, PO Box 215
Manchester, ME 04351-0215
Phone: 207-622-7900
Fax: 207-622-6210