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Scholarship Opportunities

South College School of Pharmacy (SCSOP) strives to support our students academically as well as financially. This page contains a list of scholarships available to students currently enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy. Please note, these scholarships can be changed by the offering organization, and students are encouraged to independently research them.  SCSOP is also honored to be able to offer our students the opportunity to apply for the Walgreens Diversity Scholarships.

The South College School of Pharmacy has a limited number of academic grants available for high performing candidates. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 865-288-5871 for more information.

AFPE First Year Graduate School Fellowships

The American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) First Year Graduate School Fellowships are targeted for students who are members of Kappa Epsilon, Phi Lambda Sigma, and Rho Chi who plan to pursue a PhD in pharmaceutical science. To be eligible, you must be a pharmacy student in your final year who is a member of one of the aforementioned organizations, as well as plan to pursue full-time graduate (PhD) study in the year the award is made.

The award consists of $7500 that may be used for any purpose decided by the awardee and faculty sponsor.

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American Pharmacists Association Foundation Student Scholarship Program

The APhA Foundation Student Scholarship Program recognizes students who choose to invest their time in their school’s APhA – ASP chapter to help shape the future of the profession while managing the demands of a full-time pharmacy curriculum. Applicants will be evaluated on their potential to become leaders for the profession of pharmacy, as demonstrated by involvement in school and community activities and academic performance.


American Society of Health System Pharmacists Student Leadership Awards

The ASHP Student Leadership Award Program recognizes students with an interest in pharmacy practice in health-systems who have demonstrated leadership ability. This program recognizes and celebrates the contributions of students who represent the very best attributes and accomplishments of ASHP student members. ASHP offers up to twelve awards annually. Pharmacy students in the second through fourth professional years are eligible to apply.

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Express Scripts Scholars

The Express Scripts Scholars program provides four (4) $10,000 scholarships to enrolled dual degree students. The program gives special consideration to low socioeconomic status students, as well as those who are underrepresented minorities.

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Health Professions Scholarship Program

The HPSP is available for students who are commissioned officers pursuing advanced degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, psychiatric nursing, optometry or psychology

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National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation Scholarships

Presidential Scholarships

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William B. Simmons Memorial Scholarship

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RESPy Award

Know someone who inspires and helps people not just inside the classroom, but also in their community?

Nominate them for a RESPy Award!

Tylenol Future Care Scholarships

Sponsored by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, these scholarships are for undergraduates and graduate students in medicine and health care. They recognize academic excellence, leadership and community involvement. To apply, you must be a resident of the U.S.; enrolled in a health care related field at an accredited college or university, graduate school or vocational/technical school; and have one year remaining in your program.

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Walgreens Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Scholarships

The purpose of the Walgreens Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Scholarships are to recognize student pharmacists who embraces and promotes diversity and inclusion awareness initiatives and bilingual students on campus. More information about this award is sent to current students during the academic year by the Assistant Dean of Student Services.


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Jill Brehmer
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