The Dr. Dana Keith Scholarship


Award to the Student


The Dr. Dana Keith Scholarship is going to award one high school student and one college student from Maryland a $250 prize each semester. This prize will help the student defray the cost of tuition fees and purchasing books. Interested students need to write and submit a persuasive, 800-word essay, on why college education is important despite the immense resources that can be found on the Internet.


To submit your entry, by e-mail to or call 575-636-9027 and look for Glenda.


To qualify, applicants should:


  1. Be a high school senior in Maryland who will be pursuing post-secondary education in a university or community college, or;
  2. Be a college student in Maryland taking at least 12 credit hours per semester and continuously progressing toward a four-year degree;
  3. Be a resident of Maryland;
  4. Have leadership qualities, and be dedicated to pursuing post-secondary education.


Details of the Scholarship:


  1. Two scholarship prizes of $250 will be awarded in the fall semester and another two in the spring semester.
  2. A selected committee composed of members of the Dana D. Keith, DDS P.C. & Associates executive team will review the essays. Judges will look for quality and originality of writing.
  3. Deadline for submission: March 30, 2016
  4. Winners will be notified via email and their names posted in our Facebook page on April 30.
  5. Those who join the essay writing competition must agree that their work is to be used in marketing materials, including our websites and social media outlets.