The UIC College of Pharmacy offers many scholarship opportunities for PharmD students. Scholarships for UIC PharmD students fall into two categories: recruitment scholarships that are awarded when a student is admitted, and scholarships that current students may apply for during the school year.
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Scholarships Information for Fall 2024 PharmCAS Applicants Heading link
Priority Scholarship Application Deadline: January 4, 2024
To be eligible for this priority scholarship consideration, students should complete and submit the PharmCAS application by Jan. 4, 2024 and also should schedule and complete the PharmD interview by Feb. 1, 2024.
Initial Scholarship Notification: February 2024
Students who apply for scholarships after the priority scholarship application deadline will be notified after March 1, 2024 and will be notified on an ongoing basis throughout the admission cycle as scholarships become available.
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149 out-of-state students received tuition scholarships, including 43 P1s.
$ 62 K 4-year tuition savings for an out-of-state student receiving tuition scholarship
$ 2 M awarded in tuition scholarships each year
Recruitment Scholarships for new incoming students Heading link
Below are some examples of the college’s recruitment scholarships and funding offered to recently admitted students:
For students residing outside of Illinois
To enhance the geographic diversity of our student body, the College of Pharmacy offers in-state tuition scholarships for high-achieving and talented out-of-state students.
For students with a strong academic background
The Excellence Scholarship is awarded to admitted students with outstanding academic credentials and professional preparedness.
Dean's Recruitment Scholarship
The Dean’s Recruitment Scholarship is designed to attract and secure the admission of Doctor of Pharmacy students with outstanding academic credentials and professional preparedness.
Jack and Victoria Strandhoy Scholarship
Awarded to One P1 Student for 4 Years
This scholarship is awarded to one new incoming P1 student each year, and is renewed until they earn their PharmD degree as long as they remain in good academic standing. To be eligible for this scholarship, the recipient may have high financial need, demonstrate high academic achievement, and/or are a member of an underrepresented group. The recipients are part of a group called the “Strandhoy Scholars.”
For students with unique experiences and/or diverse backgrounds
To continue to develop and energize our diverse student body, the College of Pharmacy offers scholarships based on criteria such as leadership experiences, unique personal abilities or talents, health care-related experiences, racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, geographic and/or intellectual diversity, perspective in overcoming obstacles to academic success or others.
Jennifer A. Perry and Andrew S. Perry Pharmacy Scholarship
This award is for a newly admitted student with outstanding academic credentials and merit.
DuBow Family Foundation Scholarship
To be considered for this award for newly admitted students, the recipient should have a PCAT score in the 90th percentile (or higher) or a pre-pharmacy GPA of no less than 3.5 on a 4.0-point scale. As a recipient of this scholarship, UIC College of Pharmacy will expect you to represent the program in a professional and respectful manner.
RPHARM and UPHARM Concentration Scholarships
Scholarships are available for students who demonstrate an interest in serving underserved rural populations as part of the Rural Pharmacy Concentration aka RPHARM Concentration.
Scholarships are available for students who demonstrate an interest in serving underserved urban populations as part of the Urban Pharmacy Concentration aka UPHARM Concentration.