DAPA Scholarship

The Dallas Area Pharmacy Association has been recognizing pharmacy students since 2012, shaping the future of our profession. We are pleased to be able to award scholarships to undergraduates and recent PharmD graduates students that are invested in advocating for their profession and educating their communities.

We look forward to receiving your application.
 
-The Dallas Area Pharmacy Association

Dallas Area Pharmacy Association (DAPA) offers scholarships to qualified Dallas Area students pursuing a career in pharmacy at an accredited school or college of pharmacy in Texas.

Application due date = March 31st    

Student Applicant Eligibility Criteria

  • Pharmacy students from an accredited school or college of pharmacy in Texas entering their second (P2), third (P3) and fourth (P4) professional years in the Fall of the award year.
  • Full time student
  • GPA = 2.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 in required courses.
  • Resident (permanent address) of Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Grayson, Kaufman, Rockwall, Van Zandt, or Wood County
  • Student member of TPA
  • Supporting Documents:
    • One-page essay on why you need the scholarship, how the funds are to be used, and what your future goals are as a pharmacist
    • Copy of Driver’s License
    • Current CV
    • Letter from your pharmacy school verifying that you are a student in good standing, your Professional year status as of Fall of the award year, and your GPA
    • Letter of recommendation from one faculty member

    PharmD Graduate Applicant Eligibility Criteria

  • Pharm D recipient from an accredited school or college of pharmacy in Texas
  • GPA = 2.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 in required courses.
  • Resident (permanent address) of Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Grayson, Kaufman, Rockwall, Van Zandt, or Wood County
  • Student member of TPA
  • Supporting Documents:
    • One-page essay on why you need the scholarship, how the funds are to be used, and what your future goals are as a pharmacist
    • Copy of Driver’s License
    • Current CV
    • Letter from your pharmacy school verifying that you are a student in good standing, your GPA to date, and confirmation that you are graduating in the award year.
    • Letter of recommendation from one faculty member

Applicants 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. Scholarship recipients will be recognized on the DAPA website.

Scholarship Recipients

2019
  • Aimen Naveed (University of Houston)
  • Ashley Sotoodeh (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Lydia Girgis (Texas Tech University)
  • Phuong Huynh (Texas Tech University)
  • Rachel Lai (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Viktoria C. Guttenberg (Texas Tech University)
  • Zoe Gagnon (Texas Tech University)
2018
  • Aimen Naveed (University of Houston)
  • Avital Gurman (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Courtney Kuhn (Texas A&M)
  • Irvin Olvera-Alvarez (Texas Tech University)
  • Lubna Mazin (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Noel Abraham (Texas Southern University)
  • Rony Varughese (University of the Incarnate Word)
2017
  • Abisola Tairu (Texas A&M)
  • Aimen Naveed (University of Houston)
  • Lydia Halim Girgis (Texas Tech University)
  • Melissa Kang (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Tanu Saini (University of the Incarnate Word)
2016
  • Anju Ann Johnson (Texas Southern University)
  • Ashley George (University of the Incarnate Word)
  • Caitlin Le (University of Houston)
  • Christina Tran (Texas Tech University)
  • Shahrouz Shoghi (Texas A&M)
  • Stephanie Yin (University of Texas at Austin)
2015
  • Katherine Lutek (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Maggie Chu (University of Houston)
  • Sona Doshi (Texas Southern University)
  • Steven Richardson (Texas Tech University)
  • Thanh Do (University of the Incarnate Word)
2014
  • Courtney Nguyen (University of Houston)
  • Elizabeth Nkwocha (Texas A&M)
  • Jacquelyn Glockner (Texas Tech University)
  • Philip Dollin (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Sona Doshi (Texas Southern University)
2013
  • Jan Ramos (University of the Incarnate Word)
  • Marguerite Monogue (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Rachel Seka (Texas Tech University)
  • Sona Doshi (Texas Southern University)
2012
  • Habeeba Nizamdin (University of Houston)
  • Heidi Michaels (Texas Tech University)
  • Jamie Lee (Texas A&M)
  • Nephy Samuel (Texas A&M)
  • Pearl Rajan (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Petronilla Anosike (University of the Incarnate Word)

Scholarship Applications Are Now Open!

We will be accepting applications from January 1st to March 31st










Employer Demographics

Faculty member letter of Recommendation Request


Upload a one-page essay

– Why you need the scholarship
– How the funds are to be used
– What your future goals are as a pharmacist

Upload a letter from your pharmacy school

This letter should verify the following:
– You are a student in good standing
– Your professional year status as of Fall 2019
– Your GPA
*The letter must be on school letterhead and signed by appropriate faculty member*