The Belmont University School of Pharmacy offers competitive scholarship awards to recognize extraordinary commitments to service and examples of leadership among the members of the Class of 2017. This award reflects key values that help to define Belmont University and the School of Pharmacy.
One scholarship of $6,000 ($1,500.00 per year for 4 years) will be awarded to a matriculated member of the Class of 2017 from among those who apply for consideration, and who meet all requirements.
• The individual selected to receive the scholarship must have demonstrated sustained
and atypical activity in leadership or service, working to affect positive outcomes in
the lives of others or their community.
• The individual is recognized by others as carrying out these meritorious activities
without expectation for self-benefit; they are examples of humility and effectiveness.
• The individual’s prior activities suggest a commitment to serving/leading others that
will define a lifelong commitment.
Each scholarship is awarded over four years. In order for the individual to continue to receive the award for all four years, he or she must continue to demonstrate leadership/service activities, document these activities in the professional portfolio each semester, maintain good academic standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3), and plan the service project for new pharmacy student orientation each year.
Application Process (Application Deadline: July 1, 2013)
• Individuals must be nominated for by a representative of an organization/group or
community with whom the candidate has a demonstrable service history. A letter
of nomination is required that summarizes how the nominee meets the award criteria
and establishes the difference that the nominee’s activities have made in the organization
and/or the lives of others. Use of specific examples is encouraged. The letter should be
mailed directly to the school at the address provided below, and should be received by
the school no later than July 1, 2013.
• Each nominee must provide 1) a current resume that includes history of activity relevant
to the scholarship focus, and 2) a written statement of what motivates him or her to
engage in the activity described by their leadership or service activity. The completed
application packet must arrive at the College of Pharmacy offices by July 1, 2013.
Award notifications will be made by August 1, 2013.
• Nomination letters and application packets should be mailed separately to the
Attn: Dr. Kristy Booziotis
Leadership /Service Scholarships
College of Pharmacy
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
*Incomplete applications will NOT be considered. Please mail materials early in anticipation of the deadline.
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