Stipend will provide financial support to underrepresented minority students.
For Immediate Release
Arlington, Va.—The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy has selected five underrepresented minority (URM) pharmacy students as recipients of the 2022 CVS Health Minority Scholarship recognizing their leadership, academic success, and a commitment to advancing the profession of pharmacy and patient care. Each awardee will receive a single $8,000 scholarship.
The goal of the scholarship program is to support the financial need of URM students who are entering into or recently enrolled in Pharm.D. programs at AACP member institutions. The purpose of the scholarship is to reduce the financial barriers and challenges for URM students who are pursuing a Pharm.D. degree. URM pharmacy students are identified as black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and/or Pacific Islander students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
The 2022 CVS Health Minority Scholarship Recipients are:
- Sochima Oriaku, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
- Joanne Stephens, Creighton University
- Jordan Louis, Howard University
- Celeste Noelle Bustria, University of California, San Francisco
- Gislia Negrete, Pacific University Oregon