Pharmacy in Downers Grove
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy 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 CCP students has increased each year.
For a complete list of awards and scholarships available to current MWU CCP students, please refer to the CCP 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.
- Chicago College of Pharmacy Admission Scholarships
These are awarded to six newly admitted pharmacy students with exemplary pre-pharmacy coursework performance. Two $5,000 and four $3,000 awards are given. Student recipients are selected by the Admissions Committee. The scholarship is renewed yearly provided that the student maintains performance excellence during the CCP program.
- Chicago College of Pharmacy Emerging Community Pharmacist Scholarships
Ten $5,000 scholarships are given to newly admitted pharmacy students with an incoming science GPA of 3.5 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.
- Chicago College of Pharmacy Leadership Admission Scholarships
Five $5,000 admission scholarships are given to newly admitted pharmacy students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 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
A $500 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 renewed yearly provided that the student maintains good academic standing.
In addition, we offer:
- Chicago College of Pharmacy 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 CCP Emerging Researcher Scholarship Application and submit it to the attention of Assistant Dean Giometti in the CCP Dean's Office by May 31st each year (5:00pm CST). We recommend printing the application before you submit for your records. Notification to the recipient of the Emerging Researcher Scholarship will be sent out before the end of June.
The Admissions Committee at MWU CCP 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 Assistant Dean Giometti by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (630) 971-6417.