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Deadline Reminder: CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students

  • 1.  Deadline Reminder: CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students

    Posted 04-16-2019 16:44

    The application deadline for the CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students is 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Time on May 1, 2019  (May 2, 2019 at 5:59 a.m. Eastern Time).  Information regarding eligibility and application requirements can be found below.
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    The 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) 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 PharmD degree. URM pharmacy students are identified 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.  

    Award Information

    The CVS Health Minority Scholarship for Pharmacy Students will consist of five scholarships given to outstanding URM students accepted into OR currently enrolled in their first (P1) year of the professional phase of the PharmD program. Selected awardees must demonstrate leadership, academic success, and a commitment to advancing the profession and patient care. Each recipient will receive a single $8,000 scholarship.  

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Student must be accepted or currently enrolled as a first year PharmD student at an ACPE pre-candidate, candidate, or accredited AACP member institution.
    • Student must be an underrepresented minority pharmacy student (URM). URM students are identified 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 May 1, 2019 deadline.
    • If awarded the scholarship as an accepted pharmacy student, the individual will receive the award after they have started classes in the pharmacy institution and be ineligible to apply for the scholarship again as a first year PharmD student. 

    Application Requirements

    Login to the application at https://fs16.formsite.com/AACP/CVSHealthMinority/index.html.  

    Completed applications must be submitted by May 1, 2019 and include: 

    • Applicant Information
    • Applicant Resume
    • Applicant Essay
    • Faculty Letter of Support
    • Pharmacists Letter of Support
    • Unofficial copy of most recent transcripts for GPA verification 

    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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