The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation has established the Charlie Thomas Scholarship by Phi Lambda Sigma as part of the APhA Foundation Student Scholarship Program. The scholarship honors distinguished pharmacist Charles C. Thomas, RPh, FAPhA. Thomas is a 1965 graduate of the Auburn University School of Pharmacy. While a student at Auburn University, he founded Phi Lambda Sigma, the national pharmacy leadership society to aide his vision in supporting leader development and recognizing leadership talent in student pharmacists and practitioners. Follow THIS LINK to APhA's website to apply!
PURPOSE OF AWARD
The Phi Lambda Sigma Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award was established in 2006 to recognize an advisor of a Phi Lambda Sigma chapter who has promoted student leadership, actively contributed to the achievements of their local chapter, and served as a leader and mentor through their service to the profession and/or the community.
NUMBER OF AWARDS & STIPEND
One (1) recipient is chosen annually. The recipient receives a distinctive award and the chapter receives a $500 cash award, which is presented during the Phi Lambda Sigma Awards Banquet held in conjunction with the APhA Annual Meeting.
APPLICATION DEADLINE & SELECTION PROCEDURE
The deadline for the nomination materials is December 15 annually. The nominator is responsible for completing the nomination form and submitting the award nomination packet. The nomination packet is to include the following items:
The selection is made by the Phi Lambda Sigma Awards Committee based upon careful review of completed materials.
APPLICATION & SUBMISSION PROCEDURES
Please complete the Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award Nomination Form.
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PLS-AFPE First Year Graduate Scholarship
PURPOSE OF AWARD
To encourage outstanding Phi Lambda Sigma members to pursue the Ph.D. in a college of pharmacy graduate program.
NUMBER OF AWARDS/STIPEND
One (1) Phi Lambda Sigma - AFPE First Year Graduate Scholarship worth $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.
An applicant must be in their final year of an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program and a member of Phi Lambda Sigma. The applicant should have plans to enroll in a Ph.D. program upon graduation or be currently enrolled in a dual Pharm.D./Ph.D. program. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.
APPLICATION DEADLINE AND SELECTION PROCEDURE
Applications for the scholarship are due by May 15 annually. The Phi Lambda Sigma awardee will be chosen by a 3-member Selection Committee composed of the Executive Director and President of the Society and either the President or Chairman of the Board of Grants of AFPE. It is expected that the recipient attend the Phi Lambda Sigma Award Reception held during the annual meeting of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Funding for successful applicants will be provided in two equal stipends on September 1st and February 1st and upon receipt of confirmation that 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. must occur not later than 16 months after receipt of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION PROCEDURES Please complete the AFPE First Year Graduate Scholarship Application Form. Application components include:
Procter & Gamble National Leadership Award
PURPOSE OF AWARD
This award sponsored by Procter and Gamble is given annually to an individual who has exemplified leadership qualities in support of the pharmacy profession.
NUMBER OF AWARDS
One (1) recipient annually which will receive an engraved plaque which is presented during the PLS awards event in conjunction with the APhA annual meeting. Additionally their name will appear on the perpetual plaque maintained at the PLS national office. The award recipient will be given the opportunity to make a brief address during the awards event.
Applicants are sought annually for the Phi Lambda Sigma National Leadership Award. The individual chosen must have a proven track record of servant leadership in any one or more of the following areas; education, association work, community service, professional practice or mentoring. The individual need not be a pharmacist or a current member of Phi Lambda Sigma. Honorary membership will be bestowed upon non-member recipients. The nominator is responsible for completing the nomination form and submitting the award nomination packet.
The nomination packet is to include the following items:
NOMINATION DEADLINE & SELECTION PROCEDURE
The deadline is December 15 annually. The selection is made by the PLS Awards Committee based upon review of completed materials.
Please complete the Proctor & Gamble National Leadership Award Nomination Form.