2013 Rho Chi - AFPE First Year Graduate School Fellowship
NAME OF THE AWARD:
Rho Chi - AFPE First Year Graduate School Fellowship in Pharmaceutical
PURPOSE OF THE AWARD:
To encourage outstanding Rho Chi Honor Society members to pursue the Ph.D.
in the pharmaceutical sciences in a college of pharmacy graduate program.
NUMBER OF AWARDS AND STIPENDS:
One (1) Rho Chi AFPE First Year Graduate School Fellowship at $7,500.
The $7,500 may be used for any purpose decided by the awardee and faculty
sponsor that will enable the student to have a successful program (e.g.
, student stipend, laboratory supplies, books, materials, travel, etc.)
related to the program of graduate study. None of the funds shall be used
for indirect costs by the institution. The term of the Fellowship is 9/1/2013
Applicants must be members of the Rho Chi Honor Society. An applicant
must also be a pharmacy student in the final year of professional studies
or a professional pharmacy degree program graduate entering a pharmaceutical
sciences (including social/administrative sciences) Ph.D. program in an
accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy as a full-time student.
Pharmacy students who have initiated graduate work through a dual Pharm.D./Ph.D.
degree pathway are eligible if they will be pursuing full-time graduate
study in the year the award is made. US citizenship or permanent resident
status is required.
Applications must be received by February 1, 2013 addressed to: The Rho
Chi Society, National Office, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, CB#7569
– 3210 Kerr Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7569. The Rho Chi website
address is www.rhochi.org .
- A completed application form
- A detailed resume (not to exceed 3 pages) that includes: Current academic
status and anticipated year of graduation; memberships in professional,
scientific, scholastic, or honor societies (include year of Rho Chi
initiation); previous scholarships or fellowships held stating places,
period of tenure and studies pursued; other academic awards and honors;
and previous research experience.
- A brief narrative that describes your path to graduate studies. Include
scientific challenges that you have overcome, specific motivation or
inspiration or inspiration for graduate study, research or professional
activities that have helped to prepare you for graduate study, and what
professional and career goals you hope to achieve upon completion of
your Ph.D. program. (Please limit to 2 pages.)
- Name of University to be attended and planned field of study
- Graduate Record Examination Scores
- Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
- Letters of reference from three individuals who are directly familiar
with the applicant and can speak specifically to educational achievements
and capacity for graduate study.
APPLICATION DEADLINE AND SELECTION PROCEDURE:
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Applications for the scholarships are due by February 1, 2013 and the awardee will be
notified prior to the Annual Meeting of the Rho Chi Society. The recipient will be
invited to attend an award ceremony held during the Annual Meeting of the American
Pharmacists Association (APhA) in March 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. Funding for
successful applicants will be provided in two equal installments on September 3,
2013 and February 3, 2014. Funding will be released upon receipt of confirmation
the student is enrolled in a pharmacy college graduate program for the Ph.D.
Enrollment in a pharmacy college graduate program for the Ph.D. which must
occur no later than 16 months after completion of his/her B.S. or Pharm.D. program.