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Texas Pharmacy Foundation Scholarships

 

The Texas Pharmacy Foundation annually awards various scholarships to eligible students in schools of pharmacy.  Applications are sought every spring and scholarships are awarded in late summer of the same year.  See previous TPF scholarship recipients below. 

 

2017 Scholarship Recipients  2016 Scholarship Recipients   2015 Scholarship Recipients    2014 Scholarship Recipients    2013 Scholarship Recipients      2012 Scholarship Recipients     2011 Scholarship Recipients 

 

For questions regarding any of the scholarships listed below, please contact TPF Staff Liaison Sandra Nelson at snelson@texaspharmacy.org or 512-615-1975

 

 

Texas Pharmacy Foundation General Scholarships 

The Texas Pharmacy Foundation annually awards a $1,000 general scholarship to students pursuing a career in pharmacy at each of the accredited colleges in Texas.

 

Pharmacy students enrolled in an accredited Texas college of pharmacy and entering their second (P2), third (P3) and fourth (P4) professional years with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 in required courses are eligible. In addition, the applicant must be a student member of Texas Pharmacy Association. Students will be judged on financial need and the potential to become a leader for Texas pharmacy, as demonstrated by involvement in pharmacy school and community activities. Completed applications and supporting documents should be submitted to the student's College Dean by the deadline on the application.


 

Texas Pharmacy Foundation Jim Martin Scholarship 

The Texas Pharmacy Foundation awards the Jim Martin Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a student pursuing a career in pharmacy at an accredited Texas school or college of pharmacy.

Jim Martin has been dedicated to pharmacy for over 35 years. Jim was the Executive Director and CEO of the Texas Pharmacy Association from 2000-2009. He served as Executive Director and CEO of the Texas Pharmacy Foundation from 2003-2009. Jim has been and still is very active in a number of local, state, and national professional organizations. He has been an advocate for pharmacy throughout his career serving in the Georgia legislature for two terms and is past president of the Georgia Pharmacy Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association. Jim and his wife, Dorinda Martin, are owners of Martin & Martin Medication Management Consultants, LLC dba as Dripping Springs Pharmacy in Dripping Springs, Texas, and Lamar Plaza Drug Store in Austin, Texas. They also are majority owners in Lake Travis Pharmacy Partners, LLC dba Lake Hills Pharmacy in Bee Cave, Texas. Jim also serves on the national board of the Compliant Pharmacy alliance, an independent pharmacy co-op.

Pharmacy students entering their fourth (P4) professional year with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 in required courses are eligible. In addition, the applicant must be a student member of Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA). Students will be judged on scholarship need and the potential to become a leader for Texas pharmacy, as demonstrated by involvement in pharmacy school and community activities.


Texas Pharmacy Foundation Larry "Neal" McClaugherty Scholarship 

Texas Pharmacy Foundation annually awards the McClaugherty Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a student pursuing a career in pharmacy at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.

 

Pharmacy students from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy entering their fourth (P4) professional year with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 in required courses are eligible.  In addition, the applicant must be a student member of Texas Pharmacy Association. Students will be judged on financial need and the potential to become a leader for Texas pharmacy, as demonstrated by involvement in pharmacy school and community activities.

 

Larry and Kathy McClaugherty present this award in honor of their son, Neal, born March 23, 1983, and died in 2010.  Lack of oxygen during Neal's birth resulted in cerebral palsy. He was a non-verbal quadriplegic all his life. Neal attended the Friendswood Independent School District from the time he was 18 months old until he matriculated through Friendswood High School in May 2005. He loved people, sports, including golf, basketball, horses, and especially his Friendswood Lady Mustangs basketball team.  Neal participated in the summer camping program at the Children’s Association for Maximum Potential (CAMP) in Centerpoint, Texas. University of Houston Pharmacy students volunteer and some participate in clinical rotations during their final year as part of the medical team at the CAMP.  Neal continued to be involved in the "Best Buddies” program at Friendswood High School until his death.

 

Larry has been dedicated to pharmacy and community service in Texas for nearly 40 years. Currently, he has his own consulting business. Larry has served in various positions in the Texas Pharmacy Association.  He is currently adjunct clinical faculty and active preceptor for both the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and The University of Texas College of Pharmacy. He has taught the dispensing pharmacy and non-prescription drug courses at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.  Kathy is a registered nurse and an infection control practitioner who was a dedicated caretaker for Neal.

 

Texas Pharmacy Foundation Luther and Mary Ann Parker Scholarship 

The Texas Pharmacy Foundation annually awards the Luther and Mary Ann Parker Scholarship to a student pursuing a career in pharmacy at an accredited Texas college of pharmacy. The amount of the scholarship award depends on available funds.

 

Luther and Mary Ann Parker have been dedicated to pharmacy in Texas for more than 40 years. Luther retired as the Executive Director of the Texas Pharmacy Foundation on December 31, 2002.  He also served as TPF President and clinical assistant professor at The University of Texas College of Pharmacy, where he taught health care administration, pharmacy law and contemporary pharmacy issues.  Luther was very active in a number of local, state, national and international professional organizations. Mary Ann actively supported Luther in his work with local, state and national auxiliaries; with regular attendance at local, TPA and APhA meetings; and with raising funds for TPA and TPF. 

 

Pharmacy students enrolled in an accredited Texas college of pharmacy and entering their fourth (P4) professional year with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 in required courses are eligible. In addition, the applicant must be a student member of Texas Pharmacy Association. Students will be judged on scholarship need and the potential to become a leader for Texas pharmacy, as demonstrated by involvement in pharmacy school and community activities.

 

Texas Pharmacy Foundation Robert Clayton Scholarship 

The Texas Pharmacy Foundation awards the Robert Clayton Scholarship to a student pursuing a career in pharmacy at an accredited Texas school or college of pharmacy. The amount of the scholarship award depends on the available funds.

 

Robert Clayton was a consultant pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Educator who died in a tragic car accident on his way to an American Pharmacists  Association conference.  Robert was an active leader in Texas Pharmacy Association and the then ‘Section’ of Consultant Pharmacists. The scholarship was originally organized to be awarded annually to encourage students to pursue the ideals exhibited by Robert during his time in our profession.

 

Pharmacy students enrolled in an accredited Texas college of pharmacy and entering their second (P2), third (P3) or fourth (P4) professional years with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 in required courses are eligible. In addition, the applicant must be a student member of Texas Pharmacy Association and show interest in the practice of consultant pharmacy in Long-Term Care, Assisted Living or MHMR facilities, or pharmacy practice involving the treatment of geriatric patients. Applicants should demonstrate interest by listing participation in electives, rotations, internships, employment or volunteer work in any of these areas. Students will be judged on scholarship, need, and the potential to become a leader for Texas pharmacy, as demonstrated by involvement in pharmacy school and community activities.

 

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