PharmD Scholarships

The USC School of Pharmacy is committed to helping all eligible students achieve their educational goals regardless of their economic status. More than 90 percent of USC Pharmacy students receive financial assistance.  A number of scholarships are awarded each year to students based on academic performance and/or financial need. The following is an overview of the scholarships available:

USC School of Pharmacy Institutional and Endowed Scholarships

  • Students must demonstrate leadership, community service, career interest and academic achievement.
  • Award varies from $1,000 to full tuition.
  • The application deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year has passed.  All students will be notified by email when the scholarship application opens up for the 2020-2021 academic year.

USC University Wide Scholarship Program

USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association (APAA) Scholarship Program

  • Recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, personal merit, demonstration of financial need and contributions made to Asian Pacific American communities.

For additional information and to download scholarship application, please visit https://alumnigroups.usc.edu/apaa/scholarships.html.

USC Black Alumni Association

  • Must be current or continuing USC and/or transfer students.
  • Minimum GPA requirement is 2.5.
  • Applicants should exemplify commitment and identification with, and the ability to contribute to, the African-American community.
  • Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, personal merit and demonstrated involvement within the African-American community.

For additional information and to download a scholarship application, please visit https://sait.usc.edu/baa/secure/

USC Lambda LGBT Alumni Association

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Students are eligible to receive only one USC Lambda scholarship per year.
  • Students who have previously been awarded a USC Lambda scholarship cannot receive the same award again.
  • Students or all gender or sexual identities are welcome to apply.

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://alumni.usc.edu/lambda-scholarships.html

USC Latino Alumni Association

  • Awarded to students on the basis of their academic achievement and commitment to the Latino/Hispanic community.
  • Award ranges from $1,000 to $5,000.

For additional information and to download scholarship application, please visit https://sait.usc.edu/maaa/pages/students/scholarship.html.

Norman Topping Student Aid Fund

  • Must be an entering graduate student.
  • Must have high financial need.
  • Must demonstrate community awareness.

For additional information and selection criteria, please visit Norman Topping Student Aid.

USC Town and Gown Scholarship

  • Must be a US Citizen. Permanent Residents are not eligible to apply.
  • Must be a resident of Southern California. Bakersfield is the northern most boundary.
  • Demonstrate academic strengths, leadership, and community involvement.
  • Be full-time students and carry 6 to 8 or more units per semester.
  • Scholarship range from $6,000 to $10,000.
  • Current USC graduate students who are applying for the first time, should have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.4.
  • Must maintain a GPA of 3.0.

For additional information, please visit http://www.townandgownofusc.org/scholarship.asp

Outside USC Scholarship Opportunities

Awards and Fellowships Database, Office of the Provost

  • Available to USC Students
  • Awards categorized by degree, demographic and discipline

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit

https://awardsdatabase.usc.edu/app/index.asp

AES Engineering

  • You are not required to take engineering courses to be eligible
  • Must submit a 500-1000 word essay

scholarships@aesengineers.com

American College of Healthcare Executives

  • Albert W. Dent and Foster G. McGaw Graduate Student Scholarships
  • Students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management program (dual PharmD Public Health or PharmD MBA, Healthcare Admin)
  • Minority Students only for Albert W. Dent Scholarship
  • Expected graduation date between Sept. 1, 2020 and Aug.31, 2021

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.ache.org/about-ache/news-and-awards/dent-and-mcgaw-graduate-student-scholarships

Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarship

  • Must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must include a personal statement describing community service

For additional information and to download a scholarship application, please visit https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/grants-and-scholarships-for-community-causes-and-students

Healthcare Academic Scholarship

  • Must be enrolled in a healthcare related program
  • Must have a minimum 3.2 GPA

For additional information and to download a scholarship application, please visit https://www.healthcaresystemcareersedu.org/healthcare-education-scholarship/

Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

  • Eligible students must be enrolled full time for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Affinity for the health of Hispanic communities
  • Participation in NHHF Scholars Alumni activities
  • US Citizenship, permanent residency or DACA required

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://nhmafoundation.org/programs/the-nhhf-scholarship/

Indian Health Service Scholarship

  • American Indian or Alaska Native students
  • Member of Federally recognized Tribe
  • Two-year service commitment within and Indian health program in your professional discipline

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/scholarshiprecipients/

Influenster

  • Women in STEM professions
  • Identify as female
  • 3.4 minimum GPA

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.influenster.com/scholarship

MGMA Scholarships (Medical Group Management Association)

  • Membership in MGMA required
  • Enrolled in a graduate program relevant to medical practice management (dual PharmD Public Health, Global Medicine, Business Administration Regulatory Science(?)

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.mgma.com/membership/get-involved/scholarships

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship

  • Dedication to providing primary health services to Native Hawaiians in Hawaii
  • Must serve full-time in medically underserved areas in Hawaii for 2-4 years depending on time of scholarship support

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit http://www.nhhsp.org/scholarship-recipients/2016-2017-scholarship-recipients.html

Public Health Online

  • Students pursuing the dual PharmD/MPH
  • Individual scholarship opportunities listed

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.publichealthonline.org/scholarships-and-grants/

NACA (National Association for Campus Activities) Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

  • Individual scholarship opportunities listed

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.naca.org/Foundation/Pages/default.aspx

Pharmacists Mutual

  • P3 or P4 students in 2020-2021 academic year
  • Plan to practice in an independent or small chain pharmacy, or
  • An underserved geographic or cultural community, preferably in an independent or chain community pharmacy

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit

https://www.phmic.com/scholarship/

R & D Systems Scholarship

  • Must be a student pursuing a degree in a science related field
  • Must submit two 500-word essays

For additional information and to download a scholarship application, please visit https://www.rndsystems.com/grants-scholarships/scholarship-application

StudentScholarships.org

Scholarship search website https://studentscholarships.org/2020scholarships.php#sthash.csLcdnWe.dpbs

The Caring.com Scholarship

  • US citizens or permanent residents
  • Cannot be on academic disciplinary status
  • Must not be related to or living with any employees of Caring, LLC

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers

https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholaships-for-student-caregivers#the-caring-com-scholarship

“25 Great Scholarships for Pharmacy Students”

  • Corporate and organizational scholarships for pharmacy students
  • Individual scholarship opportunities listed

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.topdegreesonline.org/scholarships/for-pharmacy-students/

“Top Scholarships for Pharmacy School Students”

  • Corporate and organizational scholarships for pharmacy students
  • Individual scholarship opportunities listed

Each award may have its own individual criteria. For additional information, please visit https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/loans/student-loans/top-scholarships-pharmacy-students/

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

  • Must be a graduate student or be a college senior who will be enrolling in graduate school during the following academic year
  • Must be a resident of the United States

For additional information and to download a scholarship application, please visit https://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship