Apply for the 2019 Liz Koch Memorial Scholarship

It's time to apply for the Liz Koch Memorial Scholarship. The deadline is May 20.

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The DALE Foundation, the official affiliate of the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), is now accepting applications for the Liz Koch Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship program seeks to further the careers of oral health care professionals by encouraging lifelong learning. It helps them pursue their professional development goals and mentorship activities. This scholarship is open to dental assistants, DANB certificants, and other oral health-care professionals. The deadline to apply is May 20, 2019.

Download the application.

You may apply through one of two categories:

Category 1 is meant for those who have been DANB certified for at least two years and have an account with the DALE Foundation

Category 2 is meant for those who are not DANB certified or have been DANB certified for less than two years, and have an account with the DALE Foundation

Winners will be chosen based on their commitment to the oral health-care profession and mentorship experiences.

Winners will receive between $250 and $1,000, plus access to three continuing education products of their choice from the DALE Foundation catalog. Scholarship funds must be used for professional development activities, such as continuing education courses, dental conferences, DANB certification renewal, or college courses.

About the scholarship

The DALE Foundation established this scholarship in 2014 in memory of Liz Koch, who served as chief operating officer (COO) of DANB and the DALE Foundation before her untimely passing in 2011. Learn more about Liz Koch.

Since the Liz Koch Memorial Scholarship was launched, the DALE Foundation has awarded scholarships to 21 oral health-care professionals. In addition, the DALE Foundation has honored 33 finalists for their efforts by providing them with continuing education opportunities.

To learn more about the scholarship and how to apply, visit dalefoundation.org.


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