Two PharmD Students, Mentors Earn Travel Scholarships
Two students in the UNC School of Pharmacy and their faculty mentors have received travel scholarships to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Seminars.
Fifty-one student-mentor pairs received the honor. Each pair gets a $1,000 scholarship to help cover registration and other meeting expenses for the student and faculty mentor to participate in this year’s AACP annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, from July 14 to 18.
La and Heath are in the School’s doctor of pharmacy program. La is a fourth-year PharmD student, while Heath is a third-year PharmD student. Both Leadon and Cox are in the School’s Office of Professional Education.
The scholarship program aims to strengthen students’ skills and commitment to a career in academic pharmacy through their participation at the AACP annual meeting. Eligible applicants include graduate and professional students, residents, and fellows who have a strong interest in a career in academic pharmacy, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants are evaluated based on their transcripts and statements of career goals, as well as their faculty mentors’ letters of support.