The family of Dr. Robert D. Mitus formed the Robert D. Mitus Scholarships. The late Dr. Mitus, an honorary MDA past president, was a leader in efforts to form the Michigan Dental Foundation in the late 1990s. He previously had been instrumental in developing the West Michigan Dental Foundation. A former president of the West Michigan District Dental Society, he also helped establish West Michigan Dental Society’s Adult Dental Services, as well as the statewide Michigan Donated Dental Services program. Dr. Mitus also served on the Michigan Dental Association Board of Trustees.
Recipients for the 2012-13 academic year are: