Maryland Dental Hygienists' Association



Student Leadership Award

MDHA presents a leadership award to one graduating dental hygiene senior at each program. This student is honored for their active participation in SADHA and exemplifies leadership qualities.


Bertha Morgan Scholarship

Every year the Maryland Dental Hygienists' Association awards a monetary scholarship in the name of Bertha Morgan, founder and first President of MDHA. One scholarship will be presented to each of the four Dental Hygiene Programs in Maryland to a deserving student meeting the following criteria:

1. U.S. Citizen
2. Resident of Maryland for at least three years
3. GPA of 3.0-4.0 in the dental hygiene program
4. Financial need
5. S.A.D.H.A. member
6. Must complete the first year of an entry level Dental Hygiene curriculum by June 2018
7. Must plan to graduate by June 2019
8. Plan to practice and reside in Maryland after graduation