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Funding Your College Education: Pharmacy


Italian-American Pharmacist Society Scholarships $2000

The Italian-American Pharmacist Society offers two scholarships. Applicants must be of Italian descent, currently enrolled in a New York State pharmacy school, and have a grade point average of at least 3.0. The Roger T. Paganelli Scholarship is open to 4th Year/P2 students and the Elio Liscio Scholarship is open to 5th year/P3 students
NCPA Foundation Scholarships Varies

The NCPA Foundation recognizes students with demonstrated leadership qualities, academic achievement, and an interest in pharmacy management through scholarships. All NCPA student members are eligible to apply. Check the website to choose from multiple scholarships offered.
GoodRX Pharmacy Innovation Scholarship $1000

Applicants must be current college undergraduates or graduatelevel students pursuing Pharmacy or Pharmacy Technician studies, at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school OR be currently studying or recently certified (within 6 months of application deadline date) as a CPhT through a certifying body such as the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Applications open in April 2021
Walgreens Pre-Pharmacy Scholarship $2500

The Walgreens Pre-Pharmacy Student Educational Assistance Program provides pharmacy students up to $2500 to apply to pre-pharmacy courses. Students must be Walgreens employees with at least 1,040 hours of service and be accepted into a professional pharmacy school.
Walgreens Professional Education Assistance Program $2500 for every year of participation

This program is offered to pharmacy students attending their last four years of pharmacy school. This program offers enhanced awards, which increase each year a student participates. After graduating from pharmacy school, the student must remain employed with Walgreens on a full-time basis as a pharmacist for the same number of years for which he/she participated in the program.
IOKDS Health Careers Scholarship $1000

Students studying in a college or university accredited in the fields of pharmacy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, and medical technologies who have completed a minimum of two years of study are eligible to apply. Students studying to become registered nurses with an Associate's Degree must have completed at least their first year of study at an accredited institution. Those pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing must have completed two years of study.

The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship $2000-5000

The National Hispanic Health Professional Scholarship is open to any student enrolled full time in the following accredited graduate programs: Dental, Medical (allopathic or osteopathic), Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health or Health Policy. We will not consider any health professions not listed above. High school and undergraduate students are NOT eligible for this scholarship except for BSN students.

Catalyst $100K Healthcare Scholarship Up to $100K

The Catalyst $100K Award for future healthcare professionals is a merit-based scholarship awarded to exceptional candidates who will make meaningful contributions to their respective fields. According to data from the US Government, there will be a shortage of more than 200,000 healthcare professionals in the US by 2030. We want to train the next generation of doctors, nurses, dentists, and pharmacists and take concrete steps towards building healthier and happier communities.

APhA Foundation Student Scholarship Program $1000-1500

The APhA Foundation Student Scholarship Program recognizes students who choose to invest their time in their school’s APhA - ASP chapter to help shape the future of the profession while managing the demands of a full-time pharmacy curriculum. Applicants will be evaluated on their potential to become leaders for the profession of pharmacy, as demonstrated by involvement in school and community activities and academic performance. Must have completed one year in the professional sequence of courses and be an active member in the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP). Link includes multiple scholarships.

Applications open in fall 2021
ASHP Student Leadership Award Program $2000

The ASHP Student Leadership Award Program recognizes students with an interest in pharmacy practice in health-systems who have demonstrated leadership ability. This program recognizes and celebrates the contributions of students who represent the very best attributes and accomplishments of ASHP student members. ASHP offers up to twelve awards annually. Pharmacy students in the second through fourth professional years are eligible to apply.

AFPE Gateway to Research Scholarship $5000 stipend

This award gives students an opportunity to participate in a faculty-mentored research project. Open to undergraduate and PharmD students. Must be nominated by a faculty member.