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Jatinder Singh
Jatinder Singh

Third-year VCU School of Pharmacy student Jatinder Singh has been named one of 12 Pharm.D. students nationwide to receive a 2016 EPIC Pharmacies Student Grant Award.

EPIC Pharmacies Inc., a national network of more than 1,400 independently owned pharmacies, annually awards $1,000 grants to students who plan to practice in an independent pharmacy upon graduation.

“We are excited to support the next generation of independent pharmacists,” said EPIC Pharmacies CEO Jay Romero.

Singh is vice president of VCU School of Pharmacy’s chapter of the Student Association of Community Pharmacists, an organization that focuses on community and independent pharmacy practice. She also is a member of the Tau chapter of Kappa Epsilon and is an intern with VCU Health.

The remaining awards were made to students representing Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Purdue College of Pharmacy, South University School of Pharmacy, Temple University School of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy, University of Louisiana Monroe School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy and West Virginia University School of Pharmacy.

Applications for the 2017 program will be available Jan. 1 at any EPIC Pharmacy.

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