Dr. Bill Schumann Scholarship

Scholarship Description

4th year dental students attending the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and planning to practice in the state of Michigan.  The funds for this scholarship were made available by the Michigan Dental Association Insurance and Financial Group in honor of Dr. Bill Schumann.  Dr. Schumann was a 1952 graduate of the University of Detroit Dental School.  He practiced dentistry in Redford, until 1988, but many remember him as a longtime faculty member at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry.  He was also a lawyer, having obtained his J.D. degree from the Detroit College of Law in 1965.  Dr. Schumann served on the MDA’s insurance committee beginning in 1986, eventually chairing the committee.  He then served as chair of the MDA’s insurance subsidiary, MDA Insurance & Financial Group, from 1996 until 2002, leading the organization during a period of rapid growth.  Dr. Schumann passed away in 2005, and this scholarship honors his contributions to MDA Insurance and organized dentistry.  The annual award for this scholarship is $1,000 and will be paid directly to the dental school to offset tuition expenses.  Must be enrolled full-time and entering the fourth year of undergraduate dental education at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Must be a member of the American Student Dental Association, and plan to practice in Michigan upon graduation from dental school.

Year of Need: College Senior,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 1000

Max Award: 1000

Deadline: 2021-02-15


Sponsoring Organization The MDAF Scholarship Fund
3657 Okemos Road, Suite 200
Okemos, MI 48864-3927

Contact Person: ATTN: Lori Kleinfelt

Phone: (517) 372-9070 or (800) 589-2632