The Pharmacists Mutual Community Pharmacy Scholarship program supports a core belief of Pharmacists Mutual that independent community pharmacies and pharmacy services in underserved communities are critically important to the nation’s healthcare system and the pharmacy profession.
To be eligible to apply for the 2018 – 2019 Pharmacists Mutual Community Pharmacy Scholarship students must be a current second or third-year pharmacy student that will be a third or fourth-year pharmacy student during the 2018-2019 academic year. Eligible students must plan to practice in an independent or small chain community pharmacy or an underserved geographic or cultural community, preferably in an independent or small chain community pharmacy.
Interested students must submit an electronic application, college transcript, letter of recommendation from a faculty member or advisor and an essay describing their interest in practicing in an independent or small chain community setting or in an underserved community. Their essay should describe steps they have taken to prepare themselves for their chosen practice setting.
The deadline to apply is Dec. 1, 2017. A Pharmacists Mutual panel will review the scholarship applications to select the recipients. Up to twenty scholarships nationwide will be awarded. Each recipient will receive $2,500. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions pertaining to this program.