Student Scholarship Program

Student Scholarships

About the Program

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.

How to Apply

The 2017 APhA Foundation Student Scholarship cycle is open until December 1, 2016 11:59 PST. To submit your application, please visit:

If you have any questions related to student scholarships, please contact Drew Register, Executive Resident, at or 202-429-7503.

General Eligibility Criteria

  • Complete at least one academic year in the professional sequence of courses.
  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent grading system) in professional coursework during pharmacy school.
  • Be an active member in the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP). The applicant must show active participation in his or her chapter’s activities but is not required to hold a leadership position.

Application Requirements (to be uploaded or added to the submission form)

  • An academic transcript in PDF or Word format. An unofficial transcript is acceptable.
  • Two letters of recommendation - one from faculty who can speak to leadership and APhA-ASP involvement, and one from non-faculty who can speak to non-academic strengths. Recommenders should submit the letters directly in OpenWater (application portal) in either .doc or .pdf format.
  • Current résumé or CV.
  • A list of pharmacy and non-pharmacy related activities that demonstrate community involvement and skills.
  • An essay of no more than 500 words on the following topic: 
    • What specifically about your involvement in APhA‐ASP has made you proud to be a student pharmacist and why? How do you feel your involvement in APhA-ASP can be used to improve patient care services in the future?
  • Some scholarships call for additional criteria and requirements. These, along with additional details regarding overall criteria, can be found here: Scholarship Criteria


Past Scholarship Recipients

2015 Scholarship Recipients

2014 Scholarship Recipients

Click on each recipient's name for a photo and biography.


2016 Student Scholarship Recipients
Recipient Named Scholarship School/College of Pharmacy
Drew Register John A. Gans Scholarship The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Pharmacy
Jenner Minto Boyle Family Scholarship The University of Montana Skaggs School of Pharmacy
Paria Sanaty Zadeh APhA Foundation Scholarship University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
Jennifer Levine Charles C. Thomas Scholarship The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Elissa Lechtenstein Mary Louise Andersen Scholarship University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Anjoli Punjabi Marvin and Joanell Dyrstad Scholarship University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Farima Fakheri Raof Gloria Francke Scholarship Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
Susan Lee Robert D. Gibson Scholarship Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy
Kelsey Japs George F. Archambault Scholarship Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Kayla Joyal Sam Kalman Scholarship Northeastern University School of Pharmacy
Jared Frye Paul Pumpian Scholarship Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Gina Fu Juan and Esperanza Luna Scholarship Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
Salematou Traore Mary Munson Runge Scholarship University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy


About the Scholarships

Click on the name below the image to learn more about each scholarship or donate to a specific scholarship fund.

Create a Scholarship

Support future pharmacy leaders by creating an endowed scholarship in your own name or the name of someone you want to honor.