Howard McMasters Scholarship Fund

Dr. J. Howard McMasters, a North Carolina native, graduated from NC A&T in 1969 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. After teaching in Princeton, NJ Regional Schools, he attended Howard University's College of Dentistry. After completing his studies in 1975, McMasters remained in Washington, D.C. for one year of residency at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

McMasters decided to come back to North Carolina and began practicing dentistry in Fayetteville, N.C. He worked at the Cumberland County Health Department for two years and in 1978 he established a private practice in Greensboro, N.C.

Continuously making evident his desire to return the knowledge and experiences gained while at A&T, McMasters devotes as much time as possible mentoring students enrolled at A&T who are interested in biology and dentistry. He also volunteers dental services in the Caribbean with the International Development Organization.

McMasters is a member of New Missionary Baptist Church. The Old North State Dental Society, National Dental Society and Greensboro Medical Society are a few of the many organizations in which McMasters holds membership.

J. Howard McMasters Endowed Scholarship Criteria

Scholarships from the J. Howard McMasters Scholarship Endowment Fund will be awarded to deserving students as determined by the University Scholarship Committee based on the criteria cited below. In making the selection, this committee shall consider such attributes as scholarship, leadership, community service, exceptional talent and financial need. The committee shall give special selection consideration to:
• Students enrolled in Biology
• Students with a current minimum GPA of 2.5
• Students interested in dental and medical careers
• Eligible in second year of academic pursuits

Pledge Form for the J. Howard McMasters Endowed Scholarship Fund