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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Competition Details

American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education

Goes By: AFPE
Fellowship Website

Provides financial support to pre-doctoral pharmaceutical students through a variety of awards.

Several fellowships are available, including the Gateway to Research scholarship, several pre-doctoral scholarships targeted towards specific fields (including one for underrepresented minorities), and three first year graduate school fellowships.

Campus nomination required for the Gateway Research fellowship only.

Award Value

A variety of awards are offered, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required Yes
Year of Study Funded Junior, Senior, Doctoral
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Health Sciences
Areas of Interest: Underrepresented populations, Research, Honor Society
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowships Part 1 Electronic Deadline
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowships Part 2 Electronic Deadline
Friday, January 15, 2021

Kappa Epsilon AFPE fellowship
Monday, February 1, 2021

Gateway Research Fellowship AFPE
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
11:59 p.m. PST

Rho Chi AFPE Fellowship
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Phi Lambda Sigma AFPE fellowship
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Last updated: May 31, 2019

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