Two from VCU School of Pharmacy receive Walmart Scholarships
Two students in the VCU School of Pharmacy have been selected as 2018 Walmart Scholars.
The $1,000 scholarships will cover registration and other expenses for VCU pharmacy students Casey L. Boyer and Jacob Ellerbrock to attend and participate in the annual meeting and seminars of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in Boston this July.
Walmart offers 85 of the scholarships each year to pharmacy students nationwide. The scholarships support AACP’s efforts to strengthen pharmacy students’ “skills and commitment to a career in academic pharmacy,” according to the association’s scholarship page.
Boyer’s faculty mentor is David Holdford, Ph.D.; Ellerbrock’s is Lauren Caldas, Pharm.D.
VCU School of Pharmacy in Richmond, Virginia, is ranked among the top 20 pharmacy graduate schools in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.