The Pharmacy Compounding Foundation provides three scholarship opportunities for current pharmacy students:
The foundation’s Fund-the-Future program awards grants to pharmacy students to attend APC's Compounders on Capitol Hill (CCH) and EduCon events.
2020 and 2021: Due to Covid-19, the Pharmacy Compounding Foundation will not be awarding any Fund-the-Future scholarships for 2020 or 2021.
Available for 2022: Two travel grants up to $2,025 each!
Applications for the 2022 Fund-the-Future grant will be available in fall/winter 2021.
The foundation will review all complete applications and select up to two pharmacy students to receive a travel grant. The decisions of the foundation are final.
All applicants must:
2019 Compounders on Capitol Hill
Jacklyn Altman; University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia, SC
Meredith Kelderhouse; University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia, SC
Omar Fuentes; The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX
Elio Magero; Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, NY
Read what former recipients have to say about the Fund the Future scholarship experience.
The foundation's semi-annual Student Writing Competition to recognize outstanding original papers by student pharmacists on a particular topic affecting pharmacy compounding. Up to two winners will be selected by a review committee from the papers submitted. The winners of this writing competition will each receive a $1,000 cash prize. All student pharmacists are encouraged to compete.
2020 and 2021: Due to Covid-19, the Pharmacy Compounding Foundation will not be awarding any Student Writing Competition scholarships for 2020 or 2021.
Theme: "With the increase in healthcare costs and reduced rate of insurance reimbursements, how do compounding pharmacies remain competitive?"
Alexandra Gochenauer; University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Ryan Waldschmidt; Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH
Through the generosity of the Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company, the Pharmacy Compounding Foundation will award up to two $2,500 scholarships in 2022 to pharmacy students who have demonstrated commitment to a career in compounding pharmacy in the United States.
Up to two $2,500 scholarships in 2022.
To be eligible to apply for the 2022 Pharmacy Compounding Foundation and Pharmacists Mutual Compounding Scholarship, student pharmacist applicants must meet the following criteria:
Also plan to practice in the following:
The application for 2022 scholarships will be available in late 2021. The deadline to apply will e January 7, 2022.
Interested student pharmacist applicants must submit the following to be considered for the scholarship:
The Pharmacy Compounding Foundation will review all complete applications and select up to two (2) pharmacy students as scholarship recipients. All decisions of the Pharmacy Compounding Foundation are final.
Students who have applied will be notified of the Pharmacy Compounding Foundation’s decision by early 2022.
The scholarship will be presented during the award ceremony of APC's EduCon 2022: Best Practices in Compounding in early 2022 (date TBD). Recipients will also be highlighted on the Pharmacy Compounding Foundation’s website, newsletter, and social media.
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Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
PharmD Candidate 2021
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PharmD Candidate 2020
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