Scholarships

As the cost of professional education continues to climb, endowed scholarships make a difference by helping the VCU School of Pharmacy attract the best qualified applicants regardless of their financial status. Some scholarships reward academic achievement, leadership, service and other admirable qualities while others provide assistance to students with financial need.
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Albertsons Scholarship

This scholarship is available annually to a pharmacy student with: - must be in one of the three final...

Alvin J. Schalow Jr. Scholarship

I remember, vividly, getting my letter of acceptance to the MCV School of Pharmacy. It was a wonderful dream-come-true opportunity....

Amy Pakyz Scholarship

The Amy Pakyz Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2020 to support outstanding Doctor of Pharmacy students (P1 - P4)...

Amy Whitaker Rudenko Memorial Scholarship

The Amy Whitaker Rudenko Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of professor Amy Whitaker Rudenko on the occasion of her...

Barbara Peacock Plunkett Endowed Scholarship Fund

Dr. Harry Plunkett P’53, M’65 and Mrs. Barbara Peacock Plunkett P’53 established the Barbara Peacock Plunkett Endowed Scholarship Fund to provide...

Lance Berkowitz Independent Community Pharmacy Scholarship

In 2005 Lance and Fran Berkowitz established the Berkowitz Independent Community Pharmacy Scholarship to support students seeking to go into...

Bertha and Norman Rolfe Scholarship

The Bertha and Norman Rolfe Scholarship was established by the VCU National Advisory Board on the occasion of Norman Rolfe’s...

M. Bruce Rose Memorial Scholarship Fund

The M. Bruce Rose Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to assist fourth year pharmacy students (P4) from the geographic region...

Camilla Jeffries Patton Scholarship

Tom Rorrer, Jr. P’52 established this scholarship to provide funds to a student with demonstrated financial need.   The endowment is...

Carolyn Coleman Stone Student Scholarship

Carolyn Coleman Stone was born in Roanoke, Virginia September 16, 1942. She was the daughter of William Tredway and Phyllis...

The Joseph T. and Cecily R. DiPiro Scholarship

In 2014, at the beginning of his tenure as Dean of the VCU School of Pharmacy, Joe DiPiro and his...

Clara and Tom Rorrer Sr. Scholarship

Tom Rorrer, Jr., pharmacy class of 1952, created this endowment in loving memory of his parents Clara and Tom Rorrer,...

The Class of 1953 Scholarship Fund

The Class of 1953, in honor of their 50th reunion from the MCV School of Pharmacy, and in memory of...

The Class of 1962 Scholarship Fund

The Class of 1962, in honor of their 50th reunion from the MCV School of Pharmacy, and in memory of...

The Class of 2008 Scholarship Fund

The Class of 2008, in honor of their graduation from the VCU School of Pharmacy, established a permanent endowment fund....

The Class of 2009 Scholarship Fund

The Class of 2009, in honor of their graduation from the VCU School of Pharmacy, established a permanent endowment fund....

Conway F. Stanley Scholarship

In December 2007, Ann Stanley endowed the Conway F. Stanley endowed scholarship fund in loving memory of her deceased husband....

CVS Health Scholarship

CVS Health provides scholarships to students interested in community practice. Preference is given to students with experience working with underserved...

David D. Marshall Scholarship

The David D. Marshall Scholarship was endowed in memory of David Marshall P’63. David was a successful independent pharmacy owner...

David Vu Informatics Scholarship

“My mission is to pave the way for the future of pharmacy informatics and train the next generation of informaticists,”...

Edward E. Willey Pharmacy Scholarship Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Leadership

Edward E. Willey was a Virginia Senator from 1952 to 1983.   He graduated from the MCV School of Pharmacy in...

Eugene V. White Scholarship

Eugene V. White, RPh, P’50 has been called a pioneer, a maverick and a visionary. Indeed, he is all three....

Faiz Oley / J and S Mehfoud Scholarship

Pharmacy student with expressed interest in independent community pharmacy....

George and Carrie Schlosser Scholarship

George Schlosser was a pharmacy graduate from the class of 1924. He had the foresight to include the VCU School...

Glenn B. Updike Sr. Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student who demonstrates scholastic ability and has financial need. Preference shall be given to...

Harry and Zackia Shaia Foundation Scholarship

Harry and Margaret Shaia P’58 established this scholarship, through the Harry and Zackia Shaia Foundation, to support pharmacy students who...

Henry Addington Academy of Independent Pharmacy Scholarship Fund

The Henry Addington Academy of Independent Pharmacy Scholarship was established in 2001 by virtue of a generous commitment from Henry...

H.J. and Dot Hubbard Scholarship

In 2017, Terri Hubbard Powers (P '78) and her husband, Tom, created the H.J. and Dot Hubbard Scholarship...

S.B. “Jack” Clement Endowed Scholarship Fund

In December 2008, Joyce Clement endowed the S.B. Jack Clement endowed scholarship fund in loving memory of her deceased husband....

Jacob Sear Scholarship

The Jacob Sear Scholarship was established in 2014 by Jacob Sear (B.S. 46/P) to provide tuition assistance in the School...

John W. Hasty and Kelly Kale Scholarship

John Hasty, class of 1956, and his daughter, Kelly Hasty Kale, class of 1985, established this endowment to provide scholarships...

Katherine Merryman Rorrer Endowed Scholarship Fund

Thomas Wise Rorrer, III, John Merryman Rorrer established a permanent endowment fund in loving memory of their deceased mother along...

Drs. Kelli and Brandon Jennings Scholarship

Kelli and Brandon Jennings are both Pharm.D. graduates from the class of 2006. They established this endowment in recognition of...

Kmart Pharmacy Scholarship

The purpose of this endowed fund is to support pharmacy students at VCU who seek to practice in a community...

Lawrence Earle Clevinger Scholarship

Lawrence Earle Clevinger (B.S. ‘47/P) was born on May 8,1923 in Farmville, Va., the youngest child of three brothers and...

Linda Nixon Harvey Scholarship

The Linda Nixon Harvey Scholarship was established by family and friends to honor the life of Linda Nixon Harvey P’85.  ...

Laura and Lindsay W. Butler Scholarship Fund

The Laura and Lindsay W. Butler Scholarship fund was established with an outright gift from Lindsay Butler, made in memory...

Linwood Payne Scholarship

1n 1969, colleagues and classmates of Linwood Payne established a fund in his memory and in honor of his deep...

Mended Hearts - Chapter 28 - Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a pharmacy student with an interest in providing pharmacy services to patients with cardiovascular disease....

Nancy L. and Ronald H. McFarlane Scholarship

In December of 2007 Nancy and Ron McFarlane, both graduates of the class of 1980, established the Nancy L. and...

Neil Van Pelt Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established in 2010 in honor and memory of Neil Van Pelt who was student at the VCU...

Nick G. Nicholas Memorial Fund

Mary K. Nicholas established the Nick G. Nicholas Memorial Fund in 1991 in memory of her late husband. Nick...

North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company Scholarship

This scholarship is presented annually to a student with interest in independent community practice and financial need....

Paul Heron Memorial Scholarship

This endowment was established in 2010 by Pamela and Tim Jennings in memory and honor of their son Paul Heron.  ...

Pharmacy Student Success and Emergency Fund

About the Fund Founded by School of Pharmacy faculty members, the Pharmacy Student Success and Emergency Fund supports students when...

Phi Delta Chi Scholarship in the Memory of Daniel A. Herbert

Ronald H. (P’80) and Nancy L. McFarlane (P’80) established the Phi Delta Chi Scholarship in the Memory of Daniel A....

H. Remington Slifka Scholarship

In 2009, 1999 alumnus Gayle Slifka and her family established this endowment fund in memory of their beloved son and...

Richard T. Jacobs Memorial Scholarship

The Richard T. Jacobs Memorial scholarship was established by the colleagues and friends of Richard T. Jacobs at the time...

Rite Aid Scholarship

Rite Aid established this endowed fund in 1994 to support students at the VCU School of Pharmacy. This scholarship...

Robert J. and Florence E. Woods Endowed Scholarship Fund

Mrs. Florence Elaine Woods Lorenzo P’70 established a permanent endowment fund in memory of her father, Robert J. Woods, Sr....

Ronald G. Davis and David L. Williams Scholarship Fund

The Ronald G. Davis and David L. Williams Scholarship was established in 2006 by Ron Davis in honor of his...

W. Roy Smith Scholarship

The W. Roy Smith Scholarship was established in 1994 with a lead gift from Owens & Minor in recognition of...

Russell Fiske, Sr. Scholarship

Russell Fiske worked at the MCV School of Pharmacy from 1940 -1981 and served as a volunteer at MCV Health...

Samuel and Gilbert Rosenthal Foundation Scholarship

The Samuel and Gilbert Rosenthal Foundation Scholarship was established in 1988 by Mr. Gil Rosenthal, then chairman and chief executive...

Saraswathi Scholarship for Excellence in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Alumni Vanitha and Kumara Sekar established the Saraswathi Scholarship for Excellence in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2020. The fund was named...

Ukrop's Pharmacy Scholarship

Ukrop's Super Markets was founded in 1937 by Joseph Ukrop. The company had 26 stores, mostly in the Richmond area,...

Victor A. Yanchick Kappa Psi Leadership Scholarship

Patrick Fuchs, a former student of Emeritus Dean Victor Yanchick, chose to celebrate his retirement from the VCU School of...

Virginia and Linwood Leavitt Scholarship

The Linwood and Virginia Leavitt Scholarship was established through the estate of Linwood Leavitt, class of 1941.   Linwood was a...

Walgreens Scholarship

In 2005 Walgreen Co. endowed a fund to support pharmacy students at VCU School of Pharmacy....

Walgreens Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

For many years, Walgreens has shown a strong commitment to supporting programs and initiatives which foster diversity and inclusion within...

Walgreens Multilingual Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a single student who is fluent speaking in one or more languages in addition to English...

Warren E. Weaver Scholarship

This endowment was established in honor of Dean Emeritus Warren Weaver who served as Dean of the School from 1946...

C.E. White Scholarship

The C. Eugene White Scholarship fund was established with gifts from MCV alumni in recognition of the academic contributions made...

William S. Cooper Scholarship

William S. “Bill” Cooper (B.S./Pharm ‘57) was the first African American graduate of the MCV School of Pharmacy. The William...

William W. and Patsy S. Gray Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a pharmacy student who has demonstrated scholastic performance and leadership qualities by involvement in...

William Russell Garnett Scholarship

William Garnett graduated from the MCV School of Pharmacy in 1969 and served as a member of the faculty from...