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CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students

  • 1.  CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students

    Posted 03-23-2021 16:21

    The 2021 CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students is now open!


    AACP and CVS Health are committed to fostering an inclusive community and promoting diversity of thought, background, perspective, and experience to advance pharmacy education and improve patient health. This scholarship is intended to promote and support a diverse population of student pharmacists who will care for an increasingly diverse population of patients as part of a health care team. This CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students will support the financial need of underrepresented minority (URM) students who are entering into or recently enrolled in doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree programs at AACP member institutions. The purpose of the scholarship is to reduce the financial barriers and challenges for underrepresented minority (URM) students who are pursuing a Pharm.D. degree.


    Award Information

    The CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students will awarded to five outstanding underrepresented minority students who have been accepted into a PharmD program for the 2021 entering class OR enrolled as a P1 PharmD student for the 2020 entering class. Each awardee will receive a single $7,000 scholarship in fall 2021.  Completed applications are due by June 18, 2021.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Accepted applicants must be accepted into a PharmD program for the 2021-2022 academic year OR are enrolled as a first year (P1) PharmD student during the 2020-2021 academic year at an ACPE pre-candidate, candidate, or accredited AACP member institution.
    • NOTE: Students who are enrolled in a 0-6 program are eligible for consideration if they meet the following criteria: a P2 (out of P6) student or a P3 (out of P6) student during the 2020-2021 academic year.
    • Student must be an underrepresented minority (URM) student. AACP identifies URM individuals in pharmacy as black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and/or Pacific Islander students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
    • Student must demonstrate leadership, academic success, and a commitment to advancing the pharmacy profession and patient care.
    • GPA for current degree program must be 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.
    • Student must submit a completed application by the deadline.


    Application Requirements

    Log into the application at https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=ECNAVQSH

    Completed applications must be submitted by June 18, 2021 and include: 

    • Completed application form
    • Unofficial transcript (PDF)
    • Resume (PDF)
    • Essay
    • 2 Recommendations

    View and download the application instructions for additional details. https://www.aacp.org/resource/cvs-health-minority-scholarship-pharmacy-students

     

    If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@aacp.org



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    Rosie Walker
    Director of Recruitment and Diversity
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
    Arlington VA
    703-739-2330
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