Pharmacy Scholarships in Downers Grove

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Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus acknowledges the outstanding achievements made by our current and incoming students. In recognition of exceptional efforts, a variety of awards and scholarships are created in collaboration with several sponsors and professional associations. As a direct result of the efforts of the Dean and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, the number of awards and scholarships offered to MWU CPDG students has increased each year.

For a complete list of awards and scholarships available to current MWU CPDG students, please refer to the CPDG Awards and Scholarship section of the University Catalog.

Following are the scholarships available to incoming pharmacy students each academic year. All admitted, eligible, incoming students are considered in the selection process (there is no application to submit for these). Notifications about these awards go out to the selected students throughout the admissions cycle.

  • College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus Legacy Admission Scholarships
    These $10,000 scholarships are awarded to selected newly admitted pharmacy students with exemplary pre-pharmacy coursework performance. Student recipients are selected by the Admissions Committee. These scholarships are one-time awards.
  • College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus Emerging Community Pharmacist Scholarships
    These $5,000 scholarships are given to selected newly admitted pharmacy students with an incoming cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and a demonstrated interest in community pharmacy. The recipients of these awards are selected by the Admissions Committee. These scholarships are one-time awards.
  • College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus Leadership Admission Scholarships
    These $5,000 admission scholarships are given to selected newly admitted pharmacy students with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and demonstrated leadership as described in their admissions application. The recipients of these awards are selected by the Admissions Committee. These scholarships are one-time awards.
  • Walgreens Minority Scholarship
    One $5,000 scholarship is given to an incoming under-represented minority student based on his/her academic merit, extracurricular activities, and financial need. The recipient is selected by the Admissions Committee. This scholarship is a one-time award.

In addition, we offer:

  • College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus Emerging Researcher Scholarship
    This $5,000 scholarship is given to one newly admitted pharmacy student with an incoming science GPA of 3.00 or higher and a demonstrated interest in research. This scholarship is a one-time award. In order to be considered for this award, students must complete the CPDG Emerging Researcher Scholarship Application and submit it to the attention of Assistant Dean Paula Giometti in the CPDG Dean's Office by May 1st each year. Notification to the recipient of the Emerging Researcher Scholarship will be sent out before the end of May.

The Admissions Committee at MWU CPDG is composed of faculty and administrators who select incoming students for these various scholarships. If you have any questions about the scholarship selection process, please contact the College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove Campus Dean's Office at CPDG@midwestern.edu or call (630) 971-6417.

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