Neil Pruitt Sr. Memorial Scholarship
The NCPA Foundation Neil Pruitt Sr. Memorial Scholarship will be made on the following basis:
- Demonstrated Interest in Entrepreneurism – The applicant must provide a description of his or her demonstrated interest in entrepreneurism. These qualities will be measured by the required supporting documents.
- Leadership Qualities – Potential candidates will be evaluated by the NCPA Foundation Scholarship Committee on the basis of leadership qualities and accomplishments with a demonstrated interest in independent pharmacy, as well as involvement in extracurricular activities. These qualities will be measured by the required supporting documents.
- Academic Achievement – Scholastic success is a necessary condition for consideration and will be measured using current college transcripts.
All pharmacy students who are NCPA student members are eligible to apply for NCPA Foundation Scholarships. The student must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy on a full-time basis during the academic term that the scholarship is awarded.
Note: Students may only receive this award one time.
Children of NCPA Foundation Officers, NCPA Officers, or NCPA Executive Committee members are not eligible to participate in the program.
The scholarship is awarded to one pharmacy student on an individual basis and is non-transferable. The recipient will receive a check made payable to his or her school from the NCPA Foundation for $2,500 during the NCPA Annual Convention.
NOTE: The award recipient must be present at the NCPA Annual Convention to receive this award. Up to a $300 travel stipend will be provided along with a complimentary registration to the NCPA Annual Convention.
Transfer from one accredited school or college of pharmacy to another is permitted, provided the academic standards of the previous institution have been met at the time of transfer.