The Applebaum PharmD Leadership & Scholars Program
Each class of pharmacy students in the Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences includes natural leaders and innovators. These students are passionate about the profession and committed to making a difference beyond their individual careers. They embody the entrepreneurial spirit of the college's namesake, Eugene Applebaum.
The prestigious Applebaum PharmD Leadership & Scholars Program prepares these students to serve as the next generation of leaders in community pharmacy. Four students are selected each year for this transformational opportunity.
Students selected for the Applebaum PharmD Leadership & Scholars Program can look forward to the following benefits:
- $4,000 scholarship award
- $2,000 budget to complete project (alone or in collaboration with other students) that will advance community - ambulatory pharmacy practice
- Monthly learning and advancement meetings with cohort and faculty mentor
- Opportunity to submit a research paper based on project
- Interface with special guest speakers or similar educational offerings twice a year
- Annual meeting with Applebaum family members and Applebaum Family Philanthropy leadership
- Recognition from the college in print and digital publications
- Membership in an exclusive community of aspiring pharmacists committed to leadership and innovation in pharmacy practice and health care
- Second-year student in the PharmD program
- In good academic and professional standing
- Evidence of leadership potential
- Committed to making a difference in the community
How to apply
All second-year PharmD students who meet the eligibility requirements and have completed the college's scholarship application in AcademicWorks will be considered for admission to the Applebaum PharmD Leadership & Scholars Program. The Associate Dean of Pharmacy will select students based on application information and recommendations from faculty members.
For more information on the Applebaum PharmD Leadership & Scholars Program, please contact:
Richard L. Lucarotti, PharmD, Associate Dean of Pharmacy