Rhode Island Pharmacists Association

Rhode Island Pharmacy Foundation- Return to Rhody Challenge

Description- The RI Pharmacy Foundation (RIPF) plans to recognize a 2018 graduate from College of Pharmacy not in Rhode Island that is moving into the state to practice as a newly-registered Pharmacist.

The recipient will receive:

·         $500 and

·         A one-year New Licensed Pharmacist membership to the Rhode Island Pharmacists Association (RIPA).

Criteria -Interested individuals must meet the following criteria established by the RI Pharmacy Foundation.

Applicants must: 

·         Be a 2018 PharmD candidate in good academic standing;

·         Not reside in RI during the academic year;

·         Be actively engaged in extra-curricular professional activities; and

·         Commit to actively participating on one or more RIPA committees/teams (visit the Teams page of the RIPA web site for more      information)

Prior award recipients are not eligible for consideration.

Timeline

  • ·         Application deadline:

April 30, 2018, by 11:59pm ET

  • ·         Recipient notification:

May 14, 2018

  • ·         Presentation:

June 4, 2018

(at the 20th Annual RI Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing)

Application Instructions- Please submit all application materials by April 30, 2018 to the RI Pharmacy Foundation Scholarship Review Committee at: ripharmacyfoundation@gmail.com. Please note 2018 Return to Rhody Challenge in the subject line.

       1) Application form

       2) Applicant demographic information

       3) Attestation to remaining in RI as a practicing pharmacist for at least one year following receipt of award

       4) Most recent CV/resume or relevant list of activities for consideration (indicating level of involvement)          

        5) Written response to ONE of the following questions:

  • What is the importance of professional advocacy/involvement?
  • How do you plan to contribute to the profession of pharmacy as a member of RIPA?
  • What contributions have you made to your local state pharmacy association? 
  • PDF of transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)

   

Applications must be received by April 30, 2018. Recipients will be notified by RIPF by May 14, 2018 and asked to attend the 20th Annual RI Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing on Monday, June 4, 2018 to receive their award.

 

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 RI Pharmacy Foundation (RIPF) Grant Application:

Deadline March 31, 2018 - Closed

Please complete this form to apply for the RIPF Foundation Grant up to $1000.  Deadline for application is March 31, 2018.  Award recipients will be notified by May 1, 2018.  Priority shall be given to projects that align with the mission of  RIPF.  The mission of the RIPF is to:

Encourage the advancement of the practice of pharmacy in the state through the rendition of educational services for the benefit of pharmacists, other health care professionals and the general public.

Provide opportunities for the encouragement and advancement of new pharmaceutical developments and to convey this knowledge to members of the profession and the general public.

Promote the general welfare through the support of pharmacy outreach programs to the community, such as medication counseling programs, drug abuse and poison control lectures and health programs for the elderly.

Assist members of the profession with substance use disorders through intervention and rehabilitation programs.

 

 

Rhode Island Pharmacists Association ∙ 1643 Warwick Ave PMB 113, Warwick, RI 02889 ∙ Phone: (401) 684-1874 ∙ Fax: (888) 697-4887

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