Pharmacists Mutual | ACA Foundation
Community Pharmacy Scholarship

The American College of Apothecaries (ACA), and Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company are offering up to four (4) $2,500 student pharmacist scholarships each year.  Two scholarships will be awarded each year at ACA/ACVP Annual Conference & Expo, and two scholarships will be awarded at another ACA or ACVP Conference.  Recipients must be able to attend the entire Conference, including board meeting, CE sessions and social events, to receive the scholarship.  The scholarship presentation will be at the Thursday or Friday Awards Luncheon, depending on the Conference. (Due to Covid-19, we will not have any in-person conferences in 2020.  Conferences will be held virtually.)

How Do I Apply?

Recipients of the scholarship will be selected by the Foundation based on the following applicant criteria:

All applicants must:

  1. Fill out the Scholarship Application below. Incomplete applications may be summarily disqualified from consideration.
  2. Be currently enrolled in an accredited college of pharmacy.
  3. Be a current ACA or ACVP Student Pharmacist member.
  4. Be able to attend ACA and ACVP Board meetings and the ACA Foundation Board meetings. (This requirement is waived for 2020.)
  5. Preferably be nominated by a current ACA, or ACVP member who plans to attend the ACA or ACVP Conference.
  6. Submit a letter of support. This can be the same individual who nominated the applicant.
  7. Submit an essay of up to 500 words describing how you would help in the future to advance Community Pharmacy Patient Care.
  8. Attend the entire Conference, including board meeting, CE sessions and social events, to receive the scholarship funds. (This requirement is waived for 2020. Conferences in 2020 and the 2021 ACA | ACVP Annual Conference & Expo) will be held virtually.)

How do I join?

Visit the following websites for membership information.

ACA Student Pharmacist Membership
ACVP Student Pharmacist Membership
Community Pharmacy Scholarship Application