Scholarships at School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
William A. Lockwood Jr. Scholarship
Mr. William A. Lockwood Jr. serves as a member of the advisory board for Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Pharmacy. He is the founder and chairman of Computer Talk Associates, Inc. One of the many projects this company manages is Computer Talk for the Pharmacist which is a bimonthly magazine that showcases topics in technology that are of interest to community pharmacists. Mr. Lockwood Jr. has generously donated a scholarship fund to FDU's School of Pharmacy. This scholarship is awarded for academic merit during a student’s undergraduate coursework. To be considered for this scholarship students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
Century Pharmacy Scholarship
Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Pharmacy recently developed a partnership with Century Pharmacy. Century Pharmacy is 1 of 6 pharmacies in the State of New Jersey to meet the rigorous testing and credentials set by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board. Century Pharmacy offers personalized medicine through custom compounding. Their mission is to fulfill the needs of physicians and their patients in order to improve the health, relieve the pain and maximize the quality of life regardless of patients’ financial state. Century Pharmacy will be one of the School of Pharmacy's Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) III sites.
Mr. Justin DiPisa, an equity owner and Chief Pharmacist of Century Pharmacy, shares in the mission and vision of our program. Mr. DiPisa, who has held many leadership roles throughout the profession of pharmacy, has graciously established the provision of an annual Pharmacy Leadership Scholarship to be awarded to a student exemplifying the characteristics of Leadership as noted in the School of Pharmacy’s core tenets.
School of Pharmacy Tenet of Lead:
Maintain appropriate professional relationships with patients, interprofessional colleagues and other individuals with whom you come into contact.
Treat others politely, with consideration and with respect.
Maintain proper professional boundaries in the relationships you have with others, especially with vulnerable adults and children.
Recognize and respect the rights of patients.
Respect patient confidentiality and consent as per the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) but disclose relevant information as required.
Candidates for this scholarship must be in their 3rd professional year of pharmacy school, in good academic standing and possess a professional attitude. Candidates should be engaged in leadership roles and co-curricular initiatives that actively contribute to the School of Pharmacy community.
CVS Caremark Scholarship
CVS Caremark is the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States with integrated offerings across the entire spectrum of pharmacy care. CVS Caremark is reinventing pharmacy to offer innovative solutions that lead patients down a path to better health. The company is focused on increasing access to health care, lowering health care costs, and improving health outcomes across all populations. CVS Caremark is proud to be able to support Fairleigh Dickinson University pharmacy students. Candidates for this scholarship must be in good academic standing and have an interest practicing in a community pharmacy setting.
Novartis is a leader in the research and development of products to protect and improve health and wellness worldwide. Areas that Novartis is involved with, but is not limited to, are pharmaceuticals, vaccines, generics and consumer health. Novartis has donated a scholarship fund to Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Pharmacy aligning with the company’s commitment to bettering the communities in which we live and work. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants based on academic merit and financial need.
Walgreens Diversity & Inclusion Excellence
Scholarship Each year Walgreens recognizes one student pharmacist from each pharmacy school with the Walgreens Inclusion Excellence Scholarship. Candidates for this scholarship must embrace diversity and promote diversity and inclusion awareness initiatives on campus. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and submit an essay with their scholarship application explaining how he/she has made significant efforts toward raising awareness or playing an active role in educating others about diversity and inclusion related matters impacting the pharmacy profession. A student cannot be a previous recipient of a Walgreens Diversity Scholarship and must consent to the release of their name and photo for use by Walgreens.
Walgreens Diversity Scholarship
Each year Walgreens recognizes one or more student pharmacists from each pharmacy school with the Walgreens Diversity Scholarship. Candidates for this scholarship must represent a diverse group or underrepresented minority and have an interest in community pharmacy. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and submit an essay with their scholarship application explaining why he/she is deserving of this award. Candidates cannot be a previous recipient of a Walgreens Diversity Scholarship and must consent to the release of their name and photo for use by Walgreens.