The pharmaceutical industry is a multi-billion dollar empire. High school students, college students, and others who have an interest in medicine, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, may be eligible for a number of scholarships.
Pharmaceutical scholarships can be incredibly important at helping students afford their college education. Some students may have limited financial resources and may be unable to afford a college education on their own. There are certain student loans and other grants available, but earning scholarship awards can be a great way to help pay for this college education.
Below are number of scholarships that certain pharmaceutical students or others in the medical field may consider to help them pay for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other expenses that are directly associated with a college education. Because a college education in the United States is continuing to increase in costs, scholarships become much more important each passing year.
Pre-doctoral Research Training Fellowship
This scholarship can award financial support and assistance up to $20,000 as a one-time scholarship award. It is made available through the Epilepsy Foundation.
In order to be considered, applicants need to be full-time graduate students who are pursuing a Ph.D. in pharmacology, psychology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, neuroscience, nursing, pharmacy, and other related fields. They need to have a dissertation project approved and a qualified mentor who will supervise the project as well as access to resources.
The project must take place somewhere in the United States or its territories. The scholarship award will be based on the quality of the dissertation project as well as its relevancy to epilepsy. The applicant needs to meet certain other qualifications, including Grade Point Average and the mentor’s qualifications will also play a factor.
Candidates who are interested in this significant scholarship should visit the website here.
Health Resources and Services Administration-Bureau of the Health Professions Scholarships for Disadvantage Students
This non-renewable scholarship can total up to $15,000 and is made available through the United States Public Health Service Health Resources and Services Administration. It is available to full-time students who are considered from a disadvantaged background. They need to demonstrate a financial need first assistance in attending college. They need to be pursuing a degree in some health field, including nursing, medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and others.
Eligible applicants need to be United States citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. There are certain other criteria that need to be met, but they are established by individual schools. To learn more about this particular scholarship or begin the application process, applicants are directed to visit the website here.
Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is offered through the Association on American Indian Affairs and totals $1,500. It is a nonrenewable scholarship that is made available to American Indian students who are actively studying full-time in a public health or science program. In order to be considered for this particular scholarship, students need to be full-time and cannot be enrolled in a technical or trade program or seminary.
The scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students alike. For those American Indian students who may qualify are directed to visit the website here to learn more and begin the application process.
Edith M. Allen Scholarship
Made available through the United Methodist Church Office of Loans and Scholarships, applicants need to be active members of the United Methodist Church. They need to be members of this church for at least three years prior to applying.
In order to be considered for this particular scholarship, which totals $1,000 is a non-renewable scholarship, they need to major in education, social work, medicine, or some other health related field. They need to be pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies and maintain at least a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0. This would be equivalent to a B+ average.
Candidates who are interested in learning more about this particular scholarship program are encouraged to visit the website here.
Dr. Hans Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships
This particular scholarship has a deadline for applying of February 20. The amount of the scholarship awards can vary depending on the year. It is made available through the Hawaii Community Foundation-Scholarships.
In order to be considered for this particular scholarship, applicants need to be planning to major in a health related field other than sports medicine, non-clinical psychology, or social work. They must be planning to attend a United States college or university.
Students also must be full-time college juniors, college seniors, or graduate students. It’s also necessary for the applicant to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Any student who is interested in this pharmaceutical scholarship should visit the website here.
Made available through the Hawaii Community Foundation-Scholarships, this award amount can vary and the deadline to apply for it is February 20. In order to can be considered for this particular scholarship, students need to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.7. They need to be an undergraduate student enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. They also need to be declared with a major in a health-related program. This can include pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, health, or something else related.
Any high school senior or currently enrolled college freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior who is interested in this particular scholarship can learn more and begin the application by visiting the website here.