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Pharmacy Program Scholarships

Each year, CPHS has many scholarships available for current students who will be entering their P3 and P4 academic years. Applications become available December 1 and are due on February 1. Scholarships are awarded each year at the Annual Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day.

Scholarship NameDescription
Gloria Bernstein Scholarship Established by alumnus Gloria Bernstein. Presented to an LKS member interested in community pharmacy.
Catalyst Rx Scholarship Presented to students with an interest in managed care pharmacy.
CVS Charitable Trust Incorporated Scholarships Presented to students in good academic standing who are interested in a career in community pharmacy practice.
Kenneth & Helen Hartig Memorial Scholarship Established by Dick Hartig in honor of his parents, Kenneth & Helen Hartig. Presented to a student from Iowa with strong character befitting of a pharmacy professional.
Iowa Pharmacy Foundation Scholarships Presented to students involved professionally in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
Iowa Pharmacy Foundation – Eggleston/Granberg Golf Outing Scholarship
Presented to students involved professionally in the College; preference is given to students who participated in the annual golf outing event.
James Wetzeler Scholarship In honor of James Wetzeler, previous preceptor of Drake students, For a student interested in independent community pharmacy.
John & Melissa Corrigan Scholarship Award Established by John & Melissa Corrigan to honor Melissa’s contributions to the profession of pharmacy through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Preference is given to a student who has earned PTCB certification or is working as a pharmacy technician.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores Scholarships Awarded to outstanding students with an interest in community pharmacy practice.
Medicap GRX Scholarships Established by alumni Mike Ohnemus and Greg Johannsen for students with an interest in community pharmacy and who are from Polk, Madison, Dallas, Story, Marion, or Warren counties. 
OSCO Scholarships Awarded to students in good academic standing and interest in community pharmacy.
PharmD Scholarships Presented to a P3 student with financial need.
Plough Foundation Scholarships Students who meet criteria established may be awarded scholarships from the Plough Pharmacy Student Scholarship Fund. Criteria for selection include scholarship, financial need and leadership. Recipients of the awards are designated as Plough Scholars.
Richard & Brenda Hartig Scholarship Established by alumnus and President of Hartig Drug, Richard Hartig. Preference is given to those students residing near Hartig store locations.
ShopKo Scholarship Presented to a student with high scholastic achievement, outstanding leadership abilities, and a desire to practice in the community setting.
James G. Synder Scholarship Presented to a student who enhances the diversity goals of CPHS.
Walgreen Co. Scholarship Scholarships are awarded to students who are interns employed by Walgreens or have an interest in community practice. Special awards are presented to students who have engaged in research that has benefited community pharmacy practice.
Walgreen Co. Diversity Scholarship Presented to a student who actively promotes pharmacy, exhibits professionalism, and promotes diversity.
Wal-Mart Pharmacy Scholarship Presented to students interested in community pharmacy practice who demonstrate high academic standing and strength in leadership.

 

The following scholarships are available to incoming P1 students.

Scholarship NameDescription
Bryl C. Benton Memorial Scholarships In honor of Bryl Benton, Dean of the College from 1949-1977. Awarded to an incoming P1 student with a prior Bachelor of Science degree.
Pursuit Scholarship Awarded to a student who has earned a prior Bachelor of Science degree and provides diversity to the College.
Reisetter Scholarship Established by alumnus Brian Reisetter. Awarded to a student who enhances the diversity goals of the College.
Verdun Scholarship Established by alumnus Patrick Verdun and spouse Annette Verdun.  Awarded to a student who is from a rural community or enhances the diversity goals of the College.

 

CPHS News
February 22, 2018
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has publicly reaffirmed accreditation of Drake University for an additional 10 years.