7 Pharmacy Fellowships For All Career Stages

Oct 22, 2019 • Views 544

pharmacy fellowshipsIf you’re looking for a unique opportunity in pharmacy to further your career or fund your graduate studies, this list of fellowships is for you! There are opportunities for Ph.D. funding for students as well as programs for early- and mid-career professionals. You could do research in Finland, get experience in association management, or learn about the intersection of pharmacy and policy, among other options. If one of these sounds like a fit for you, be sure to bookmark it to your ProFellow account!

Congressional Healthcare Policy Fellow Program

The program comprises unique healthcare-policy learning experiences in the United States Congress and the government affairs offices of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). During the 14-month program, fellows contribute to the effective use of scientific, therapeutic, and pharmaceutical knowledge in pro­fessional organization and government policy decision-making. Experienced pharmacists are invited to apply and will be designated as an adjunct assistant professor at the VCU School of Pharmacy. Fellows receive a stipend of $70,000 plus other benefits.

Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Award in Health and Environmental Sciences (Fulbright Finland)

The Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Grant in Health and Environmental Sciences is available for lecturing and research visits of 5-9 months at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio. Disciplines include Medical Sciences, Global Health, Pharmacy, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Health, Environmental and Medical Physics, Biosciences, Nursing Science. It is offered for a period of 5-9 months, starting in either September or January. The award includes free housing, arranged and paid for by the University of Eastern Finland. Rank of full or associate professor with a PhD (or other terminal degree such as MFA, JD, or MD) required. The allowance is 5000 Euro/month.

INSPIRE Fellowship

The INSPIRE fellowship provides 1,000 funded full-time research fellowships for doctoral study annually. The purpose of the program is to attract top students to pursue doctoral studies in basic and applied sciences including, engineering, medicine, agriculture, veterinary, pharmacy, etc. Candidates must be Indian citizens, a University 1st Ranker in a particular subject at Post-graduate (PG) level examinations in Basic and Applied Science courses or a 1st Ranker at a Graduate level examination in Medicine, and an INSPIRE scholar with aggregate marks of 65% and above at the 2 year MSc or 5 year Integrated MSc/MS.

OPA Executive Fellowship in Leadership and Association Management

The Ohio Pharmacists Association Executive Fellowship in Leadership and Association Management is a postgraduate training program created to support the development of individuals interested in association management through training and experience in leadership, advocacy, professional affairs and problem-solving and to prepare individuals for leadership positions in a variety of settings in the profession of pharmacy and healthcare in general. The fellow will attend state and national pharmacy meetings and be given flexibility to tailor the experience to his or her interest to ensure passion behind the work that is accomplished.

PhRMA Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowships

The fellowship program of pre-doctoral support is designed to assist full-time, in-residence Ph.D. candidates who are enrolled in U.S. schools of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing or schools of public health. The program seeks to support advanced students who will have completed the bulk of their pre-thesis requirements (two years of study) and are starting their thesis research by the time the award is activated. The award is made to the university on behalf of the fellow. The fellowship provides a stipend of $25,000+ a year payable quarterly for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years.

PostBaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (Postbac IRTA/CRTA)

The NIH Postbac IRTA program provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH. Postbac IRTAs/CRTAs work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. Applicants must be college graduates who received their bachelor’s degrees less than two years prior to the date they begin the program. The stipends for trainees are adjusted yearly. Applications are accepted year-round.

USC Fully Funded PhD in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology

The University of Southern California provides fully funded packages to Ph.D. students in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology (MPTX). The MPTX track provides training in molecular mechanisms of disease as well as disease and drug interaction. Coursework emphasizes cell biology and molecular pharmacology. Research areas are laboratory-based and include molecular and neuro-pharmacology, receptor pharmacology, cancer biology and pharmacology, metabolism and biochemistry, and oxidant toxicology. All students accepted into the program are provided with financial aid including tuition remission, health insurance and a stipend of $36,000 per year.

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