University of Alberta

Funding for this program is made possible in part by the generosity and commitment of our donors. The list below represents individual Awards contributing to the funding available. As an applicant, you only need to apply to the scholarship or bursary program listed, or based on the application procedures indicated on the specified program page. Should you be selected as a recipient, you would then be notified as to which individual Award(s) you have received.

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The following scholarships are part of the Faculty/Department Scholarship Competition.

Alberta Blue Cross Pharmacy Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to an Alberta resident with superior academic achievement entering the first year of Pharmacy at the University of Alberta. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing in the required subjects of the pre-professional year and financial need. Only students who are registered full-time in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are eligible for this scholarship.

Funded by: Alberta Blue Cross

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Alberta College of Pharmacists Professional Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the final year of studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated exemplary professionalism in the courses related to professional practice and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by the Alberta Pharmaceutical Association now known as the Alberta College of Pharmacists

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Alberta College of Pharmacy Gold Medal

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to the top convocating student in the Doctor of Pharmacy program in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: The Alberta College of Pharmacists

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Alberta Pharmacists' Centennial Leadership Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the final year of study for an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on demonstrated leadership in the community and demonstrated commitment to the pharmacy profession.

Funded by: Endowed by Alberta Pharmacists Centennial Fundraising Campaign

Application/Nomination Procedure: By October 30 using the Undergraduate Leadership Award Application available online at https://www.beartracks.ualberta.ca

CareMart Group Travel Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to an undergraduate student with satisfactory academic standing entering the final year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. This award is given to support student expenses (travel and accommodation) incurred during the student's clinical rotation in the Province of Alberta. Preference will be given to a student who is completing his/her rotation in more remote sites and demonstrates financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by CareMart Group

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Philip Cash Gold Scholarship in First Year Pharmacy

Field of Study: Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a Canadian Citizen with the highest academic achievement continuing in the second year of study for a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, who graduated from an Alberta high school. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by Phil Cash (B Sc Pharm '57)

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Philip Cash Gold Scholarship in Second Year Pharmacy

Field of Study: Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a Canadian Citizen with the highest academic achievement continuing in the third year of study for a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, who graduated from an Alberta high school. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by Phil Cash (B Sc Pharm '57)

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Laura Chee Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the second year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on demonstrated professionalism, passion, pride and enthusiasm for pharmacy shown through such things as volunteerism and participation in university, faculty and community activities.

Funded by: Family, friends, and classmates of Laura Chee

Application/Nomination Procedure: By self-nomination, by nomination from first-year peer(s) or by nomination from faculty member(s) in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, with final selection by the Faculty

Class of 1975 Pharmacy Clinical Rotation Travel Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: To be awarded annually to undergraduate student(s) with satisfactory academic standing entering their final year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. This award is given to support student expenses (travel and accommodation) incurred during the students' clinical rotation provided it is within the Province of Alberta. Preference will be given to students who are completing their rotation in more remote sites within the province and have demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by the Pharmacy Class of 1975

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Charles Cummer Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the second, third, or fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by the late Mrs Sarah A Cummer of Edmonton.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Arlene and Terry Danchuk Pharmacy Clinical Rotation Travel Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: To be awarded annually to undergraduate student(s) with satisfactory academic standing entering the final year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. This award is given to support student expenses (travel and accommodation) incurred during the students' clinical rotation provided it is within the Province of Alberta. Preference will be given to students who are completing their rotation in more remote sites and have a demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Arlene and Terry Danchuk, Terrene Pharmacy Ltd.

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Edmonton Ladies' Pharmaceutical Auxiliary/Ed Pharm Partners Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Edpharm Partnership in support of the Edmonton Ladies' Pharmaceutical Association

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Faculty of Pharmacy Indigenous Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student who is a First Nation, Inuit, or M├ętis person of Canada in accordance with the Constitution Act, 1982, Part 2, Section 35(2) with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Pharmacy. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Annually funded by the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

Faculty of Pharmacy Leadership Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of a Doctor of Pharmacy. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership, community engagement, volunteerism and/or involvement in extracurricular activities.

Funded by: Annually funded by the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

Gene Harty Memorial Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third year of studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing and contributions made to student life in the faculty. Preference will be given to a student with a demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and colleagues in memory of Mr Gene Harty

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mervyn J Huston Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with superior academic standing entering the second, third, or the final year of the Pharmacy program. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by the family and colleagues of Dr Mervyn J Huston

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Patricia Jacobsen Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipients will be selected on the basis of community service and demonstrated interest in geriatrics. Preference will be given to a student that attended a rural Alberta high school (outside metropolitan Edmonton and Calgary).

Funded by: Annually funded by Patricia Jacobsen

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

James and Debra Kehrer Scholarship for Professional Pharmacy Students

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement who has completed at least one year in the professional pharmacy program leading to either a BSc Pharmacy or PharmD degree. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership activities (e.g. contributions to student life in the faculty and/or university, and community service).

Funded by: Endowed by James and Debra Kehrer

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sheila Kelcher Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering any year of study for a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated contributions to student life in the Faculty and/or University, and community service.

Funded by: Endowed by S. Kelcher, Family and Friends

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

London Drugs / Brenda Miller Memorial Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement enrolled in the third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by London Drugs Limited

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Merck Canada Inc Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement enrolled in the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on academic standing.

Funded by: Annually funded by Merck Canada Inc

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Cheryl Joan Michaels Award in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to female students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to full-time students, supporting one or more dependent children less than 14 years of age, who have a GPA of 2.7 or greater.

Funded by: Endowed by the Estate of Cheryl Joan Michaels

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Millwoods ARP Drugs Clinical Rotation Travel Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to an undergraduate student with satisfactory academic standing entering the final year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. This award is given to support student expenses (travel and accommodation) incurred during the student's clinical rotation in the Province of Alberta. Preference will be given to a student who is completing his/her rotation in more remote sites and demonstrates financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Francis Yip

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Terry Morrison Scholarships in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to students with superior academic achievement entering the second year of studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by Shoppers Drug Mart in honor of Terry Morrison

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

RE (Dick) Moskalyk Scholarships in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to students with superior academic achievement entering the second, third, or fourth year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on academic standing and financial need. Preference given to students who have demonstrated personal and professional qualities which may ultimately contribute to the advancement of the Profession in Pharmacy.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, colleagues and family of Dr Moskalyk in honour of his ten years of services as Dean of the Faculty, 1989-1999.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Nashi Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in any year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership, community engagement, volunteerism and/or involvement in extracurricular activities. Preference given to a student with demonstrated entrepreneurial and out of box thinking.

Funded by: Annually funded by Mr Aceel Nashi

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

PACE/Apotex Scholarships

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to two students, one entering the third year, and one entering the final year on the basis of superior academic achievement in the previous full academic year just completed and contributions to student life in the faculty and/or University (e.g. leadership qualities, extra-curricular activities, etc.).

Funded by: Endowed by the Apotex Foundation, created by Apotex Inc, Toronto, to fund scholarly activities in Canadian universities.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy Class of 1955 Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with superior academic achievement who have completed a minimum of one year of a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Selection based on academic standing and demonstrated dedication to the pharmacy profession through community service.

Funded by: Endowed by the Pharmacy Class of 1955

Application/Nomination Procedure: By self-nomination or nomination from first-year peer(s) or faculty member(s) in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, with final selection done by the Faculty

Ormond and Luella Phillipson Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third, or fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated professionalism in the courses related to professional practice and on contributions to student life in the Faculty. Preference will be given to a student who attended high school in rural Alberta (outside metropolitan Edmonton and Calgary).

Funded by: Endowed by the family of Ormond and Luella Phillipson

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Nahid Ramji Memorial Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third year of the undergraduate Pharmacy degree program. Selection based on demonstrated professionalism, passion, pride and enthusiasm for pharmacy through volunteering and participation in University, Faculty and community activities.

Funded by: Endowed by friends, classmates and colleagues in memory of Nahid Ramji

Application/Nomination Procedure: By peer nomination from second year Pharmacy students through the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Faculty will select the recipient from nominees.

Ron Turner Capital Health Region Pharmacists Association Scholarship

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the first year of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences who has attended Grade 12 in that part of Alberta north of a line from Rocky Mountain House to Red Deer to Coronation and including those centres. Recipient will be selected on the basis on academic standing in the required subjects of the preprofessional year.

Funded by: Capital Health Region Pharmacists

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Myros Samycia Family Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the second, third, or fourth year of studies in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of demonstrated exemplary professionalism in the courses related to professional practice, and contributions to student life in the Faculty. Preference will be given to a student with a demonstrated financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by Myros Samycia and family

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Save-On-Foods Gold Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to the student entering the fourth year with the highest GPA in the third year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Funded by: Endowed by Save-On-Foods

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Shirley Heschuk Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering or continuing in the third year of study for a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. Selection based on academic standing in Pharmacy 327 "Nutrition" or a related course topic(s).

Funded by: Endowed by Shirley Heschuk (BSc Pharm '64), friends and colleagues on the occasion of her retirement from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Shoppers Drug Mart Pharmacy/MBA Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to students with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the fourth year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences who have completed the MBA portion of the fulltime program in the MBA/BSc in Pharmacy combined degree. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to students who have clearly demonstrated in their previous three years of undergraduate pharmacy their long-term interest in pursuing a career in community pharmacy management and who have a demonstrable track record of undertaking leadership roles which include community volunteerism, academic societies, and student groups during their undergraduate education.

Funded by: Endowed by Shoppers Drug Mart Ltd

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in consultation with the Alberta School of Business

Frank Sobol and Carl Sobolewski Bowl of Hygeia Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to student(s) with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of study in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to student(s) with a demonstrated commitment to the pharmacy profession as shown through extracurricular activities.

Funded by: Endowed by Carl Sobolewski in memory of his brother and business partner Frank Sobol

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

John F and Hazel F Switzer and Family of Edson Clinical Rotation Travel Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to an undergraduate student with satisfactory academic standing entering the final year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. This award is given to support student expenses (travel and accommodation) incurred during the student's clinical rotation provided it is within the Province of Alberta. Preference will be given to a student completing his or her rotation in a more remote site within the Province, and who demonstrates financial need.

Funded by: Endowed by John and Hazel Switzer

Application/Nomination Procedure: Apply to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

David S Tam Scholarship in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The recipient will be chosen on the basis of academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by David S Tam

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Value Drug Mart Leadership Award

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing entering the fourth year of study in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on demonstrated leadership skills and potential through involvement in community and/or extracurricular activities, and academic standing.

Funded by: Endowed by Value Drug Mart.

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

GR Van Petten Memorial Prize

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to one student entering third year, and one student entering fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences who demonstrates superior academic standing in the therapeutic modules. Recipient entering third year will be selected on the basis of academic achievement in PHARM 327, 347, 357, 367, 377, 427, and 487. Recipient entering fourth year will be selected on the basis of academic achievement in PHARM 387, 407, 417, 437, 447, 467, 477, 497, and 499.

Funded by: Endowed by friends and associates of the late Garry Van Petten

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr George C Walker Memorial Prize

Field of Study: Pharmaceutics

Conditions: Awarded to a student entering the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement in PHARM 331.

Funded by: Endowed through the Estate of S Marguerite Walker in memory of her husband Dr George C Walker, a Pharmacy graduate from the University of Alberta in 1938

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ray Yue Entrepreneurial Award in Pharmacy

Field of Study: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Conditions: Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Selection based on academic standing. Preference given to a student with demonstrated interest in pharmacy ownership, innovation, or entrepreneurship.

Funded by: Annually funded by Ray Yue for a minimum of five years

Application/Nomination Procedure: By nomination from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr Sek C Yuen Prize

Field of Study: Pharmacy

Conditions: Awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the fourth year of an undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement in Comprehensive Assessment (PHARM 430).

Funded by: Endowed by Dr Sek Cheung Yuen (BSc Pharm 1973, University of Alberta)

Application/Nomination Procedure: By application to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences