Wilkes University


Announcing the 2018 CVS Health/NMF Pharm.D. Scholarship

CVS Health and National Medical Fellowships (NMF) are proud to offer the second annual CVS Health/NMF Pharm.D. Scholarship. Established in order to support African American students who are in financial need and display a commitment to practicing in a community setting, this award provides $2,500 to one student pursuing a doctoral degree in pharmacy.

Our Mission
CVS Health is a pharmacy innovation company with a simple and clear purpose: helping people on their path to better health. National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is the only national organization solely dedicated to providing scholarships and support to medical and health professions students across all minority groups underrepresented in healthcare. The CVS Health/NMF Pharm.D. Scholarship enhances our on-going efforts to assist students with the dedication, capacity, and skills necessary to complete the pharmacy curriculum and make an impact in communities where their cultural competency and commitment to improving health disparities can be realized.

Application Opens August 15, 2018
On August 15th, we will open the application for our 2018 Scholarship at www.nmf.fluidreview.com. Applications are due October 18, 2018. The Scholar Eligibility Requirements are as follows:
• Proof of U.S. citizenship or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) approval letter
• Currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. pharmacy school
• African American descent/heritage
• Financial need
• Commitment to serving medically underserved communities

Please visit https://www.nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/general-scholarships-awards/ for additional information and application instructions. If you know an exceptional student in your Pharm.D. program who may be eligible, let us know: contact Colleen McLellan, our Program Coordinator, at cmclellan@nmfonline.org. She will reach out to noted individuals when the application opens.