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Need-Based Scholarships

The College offers endowed scholarships to current pharmacy students. Criteria include financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and community involvement.

Rite Aid Endowed Student Scholarship (7213900)

Qualifications:
The recipient(s) of the Rite Aid Endowed Student Scholarship must have a minimum GPA 2.75 and demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid). The recipient(s) will possess proven leadership skills, have pharmacy experience, and have an interest practicing community pharmacy.

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement, which addresses their leadership skills, their pharmacy experience, and their interest in practicing community pharmacy.

Amy A. Panter Memorial Scholarship (7214600)

Qualifications:
The recipient of the Amy A. Panter Memorial Scholarship may be a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year student in the College of Pharmacy and must demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid).

Kwaku M. Fenin Endowed Student Scholarship (7216000)

Qualifications:
The Kwaku M. Fenin Endowed Student Scholarship is awarded annually to 2nd year students in the College of Pharmacy who have an interest in Retail Pharmacy and who demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid).

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement, which addresses their interest (and any applicable experience) in Retail Pharmacy.

William F. “Dobby” Nathaniel Distinguished Student Scholarship (7233900)

Qualifications:
The annual recipients of the William F. “Dobby” Nathaniel Distinguished Student Scholarship are students in the College of Pharmacy who possess good morals, high standards, and financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid).

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement in which they reflect on their good morals and high standards and the ways in which these characteristics are necessary for the successful practice of pharmacy.

William T. “Billy” Wolfe Student Scholarship (7238200)

Qualifications:
Recipients of the William T. “Billy” Wolfe Student Scholarship are students in the College of Pharmacy who demonstrate financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid).

George W. Elrod Scholarship Endowment for Student Assistance (7239400)

Qualifications:
Recipients of the George W. Elrod Scholarship Endowment for Student Assistance are students in the College of Pharmacy who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

 

Lake Family Scholarship (7240900)

Qualifications:
The recipients of the Lake Family Scholarship are 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year students in the College of Pharmacy who exhibit high moral standards, character with leadership qualities, and have a professional appearance modeling values of a pharmacist. Recipients of this award must also demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement in which they reflect on their moral standards and leadership qualities and how these characteristics contribute to success in the pharmacy profession.

Students who apply for the Lake Family Scholarship must also provide a letter of support from an employer, supervisor, or faculty member. This letter should address the student’s professional appearance and the ways in which he/she models the values of a pharmacist. This letter must be submitted to the Dean’s Suite in the R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building by 5 PM on April 1, 2016. The letter and envelope should be addressed to the Scholarship Committee; please reference the Lake Family Scholarship on the envelope.

 

Pamela R. Bramlett Endowed Scholarship (7244500)

Qualifications:
The annual recipients of the Pamela R. Bramlett Endowed Scholarship are students in the College of Pharmacy who maintain at least a “C” average and who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Herbert W. Hatton Endowed Scholarship (7246000)

Qualifications:
To be eligible for the Herbert W. Hatton Endowed Scholarship, the recipient should be a second year student in the College program who has maintained a 3.0 GPA, and has a need for financial aid as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Wayne C. Olson Scholarship (7253600)

Qualifications:
The Wayne C. Olson Scholarship was established to provide support for deserving students within the College of Pharmacy based on financial need. In order to qualify for the Wayne C. Olson Scholarship, applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

 

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Scholarship (7266300)

Qualifications:
The Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Scholarship is awarded annually to students who are committed to the improvement of the health of their community and who demonstrate a need for financial assistance as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement in which they reflect upon their beliefs regarding the ways in which pharmacists contribute to the improvement of health in the communities where they practice.

Sharon B. Deason Endowed Student Scholarship (7274600)

Qualifications:
The Sharon B. Deason Endowed Student Scholarship is awarded to 3rd and/or 4th year students in the College of Pharmacy who are Georgia residents, who are involved in community pharmacy programs, and who have a demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement, in which they reflect on the unique professional opportunities available in the practice of community pharmacy.

Robert I. and Angela M. Thompson Endowed Student Scholarship (7275600)

Qualifications:
The recipient(s) of the Robert I. and Angela M. Thompson Endowed Student Scholarship are 3rd and/or 4th year students in the College of Pharmacy with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid. The recipient(s) possess strong interpersonal skills and a solid work ethic; they are active in service to others and have an interest in practicing pharmacy in a community setting.

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement, which addresses their interpersonal skills, their work ethic, their service activities, and their interest in practicing community pharmacy.

Students who apply for the Robert I. and Angela M. Thompson Endowed Student Scholarship must also provide a letter of support from an employer, supervisor, or faculty member. This letter should address the student’s interpersonal skills, work ethic, and interest in practicing community pharmacy. This letter must be submitted to the Dean’s Suite in the R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building by 5 PM on April 1, 2016. The letter and envelope should be addressed to the Scholarship Committee; please reference the Robert I. and Angela M. Thompson Endowed Student Scholarship on the envelope.

 

Amy and Glenn Morgan Endowed Student Scholarship (7276500)

Qualifications:
The Amy and Glenn Morgan Endowed Student Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Pharmacy who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid, including but not limited to the exhaustion of HOPE eligibility. Preference is given to those students who have completed their pre-pharmacy curriculum outside of the Athens campus of UGA and who maintain a paying job (with no priority resulting from employment hours worked over a particular interval).

Required Application Materials:
As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement, which outlines their pre-pharmacy academics and their current employment experiences.

Students who apply for the Amy and Glenn Morgan Endowed Student Scholarship must also provide a letter from their employer, verifying current employment. This letter must be submitted to the Dean’s Suite in the R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building by 5 PM on April 1, 2016. The letter and envelope should be addressed to the Scholarship Committee; please reference the Amy and Glenn Morgan Endowed Student Scholarship on the envelope.

 

Joseph T. and Cecily R. DiPiro Pharmacy Care Fund Endowed Student Scholarship (7183400)

Qualifications:
Recipients of the Joseph T. and Cecily R. DiPiro Pharmacy Care Fund Endowed Student Scholarship are students in the College of Pharmacy who are in good academic standing and who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Andre Mackey Scholarship Fund (7155600)

Qualifications:

The recipient of the Andre Mackey Scholarship Fund must be interested in community pharmacy, involved in professional and/or student organizations, and must be employed at least part time during the semester for which they apply for the scholarship, preferably in a position that prepares them for a pharmacy career.

Required Application Materials:

As part of the application process, students must be prepared to submit a personal statement which expresses reasons for their interest in community pharmacy.

Dana E. Strickland Endowed Student Scholarship

Qualifications:

The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support to a student(s) in the College of Pharmacy who has a great interest in community pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry, or pharmacy external affairs. First preference shall be given to students from Jesup, Georgia. Second preference shall be given to students from Wayne County, Georgia. Third preference shall be given to students from Clarke County, Georgia. The recipient should exhibit great moral character and have outstanding integrity. It is preferred students receive this scholarship in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of study. If no students are available from these areas, then the scholarship shall be open to other candidates.

Required Application Material:

Students must submit a personal statement in which they reflect on their moral character and personal integrity.