National Community Pharmacist Association Foundation Presidential Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $2,000
⏳ N/A

Last year this scholarship received 75 applicant(s). $30,000 was awarded to 15 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Potential candidates for the NCPA Foundation Presidential Scholarship will be evaluated by the NCPA Foundation Scholarship Committee on the basis of leadership qualities and accomplishments with a demonstrated interest in independent pharmacy, as well as involvement in extracurricular activities. Scholastic success is a necessary condition for consideration.

This scholarship is for all pharmacy students who are NCPA student members. The student must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy. Children of NCPA Foundation Officers, NCPA Officers, or NCPA Executive Committee members are not eligible to participate in the program. The award recipient must be present at the NCPA Annual Convention to receive this award. Up to a $300 travel stipend will be provided along with a complimentary registration to the NCPA conference.

Please be prepared to provide the following documents (2-page limit for each):

  • Most recent **official** transcript (May be sent separately)
  • Letter from School Official. This letter should briefly describe the student’s extracurricular accomplishments, leadership qualities and contributions to the school. (May be sent separately)
  • Letter from Pharmacy Owner or Manager (preferably an NCPA member). This letter should briefly describe the student’s commitment to the pharmacy profession, and pharmacist’s knowledge of applicant’s interest in independent pharmacy as a career. (May be sent separately)
  • Resume or CV listing student’s work experience, advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs) and peer-reviewed research and other major publications.
  • Presidential Scholarship Letter from Applicant. Briefly describe:
    • School and civic accomplishments and goals for the future;
    • Demonstrated interest in independent pharmacy and vision for the development of innovative pharmacy practices that stress quality patient care leading to improved patient health outcomes.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Entry in a contest required

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Donor: National Community Pharmacist Association (NCPA) Foundation

An independent pharmacy association provides educational services through scholarships and grants.