October 12, 2018

MI Smile Journey Orthodontic Scholarship

MI Smile Journey Orthodontics values education and improving the world one smile at a time. Dr. Michael Thomas was born and raised in Saginaw and like to give back to his community in a way that will positively impact his hometown. This scholarship is open to any student planning to enter the dental field. “We shall never know all the good a simple smile can do.”- Mother Teresa


  • Minimum GPA 3.5
  • Graduating high school seniors from Heritage High School, Freeland High School, Swan Valley High School, Valley Lutheran High School, or Nouvel Catholic Central High School
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in the dental field
  • Full-time enrollment

Evaluation Criteria

  • Standardized test scores (30)
  • Awards and honors (20)
  • Essay on career goals (20)
  • Leadership (10)
  • Overall involvement (10)
  • Dental career field interest (10)