The priority deadline for our scholarship application is March 12, 2021. To receive this application, you must be admitted and have paid your deposit. To build in enough time for our application process, including the interview, we recommend you submit your PharmCAS application no later than Monday, February 1, 2021.


Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy offers multiple scholarship opportunities to incoming and current students. Scholarships are awarded based on criteria such as, but limited to:

  • Academic excellence
  • Financial need
  • Leadership
  • Areas of pharmacy focus

For the 2019-20 academic year, McWhorter School of Pharmacy awarded more than  $700,000 in scholarships. In 2018, the school announced a new, prestigious scholarship. The Pinnacle Scholarship is given to six students who represent the best of the best, and it provides a financial award in the amount of $9,000 annually for four years, totaling $36,000.

Incoming Students

Scholarships Application Process

Approximately two-thirds of incoming first-year student scholarships are awarded shortly after the admission offer and are based on a holistic review of the application and interview. Applicants do not have to do anything beyond the PharmCAS application for these. The remaining one-third of scholarships are awarded in the spring through an online application process that only students already admitted/deposited are given access to.

Priority Deadline

March 12, 2021

Returning Students

Scholarship Application Process and Deadline

Returning students will apply annually for scholarships through the Samford Portal at Applications are due by January 29, 2021.

Scholarships Offered

Scholarships offered through McWhorter School of Pharmacy:

  • Pharmacy Dean’s Scholarship
  • Alford Family Memorial Scholarship
  • Anthony J Bruno Scholarship
  • Bergen-Brunswig Corp Scholarship
  • Beulah Snyder Rose Scholarship
  • Bill & Kathy Cash Scholarship
  • BW Miller Charitable Trust Scholarship
  • CVS Pharmacy Scholarship
  • Dr. Susan P. Alverson Scholarship
  • Dunlap Family Pharmacy Scholarship
  • Eckerd Drug Scholarship
  • Elton and Virginia Franklin Legacy Scholarship
  • Emmet G & B Parrish Scholarship
  • Eugenia Clements Price Scholarship
  • Ford Family Scholarship
  • Foyt Family Scholarship
  • Fred Shores Endowed Scholarship
  • Gary Bumgarner Legacy Scholarship
  • James & Peggy Harrison Scholarship
  • James B Price Scholarship
  • James Robert Jackson Scholarship
  • James T & Mary S. Doster Scholarship
  • Jean M Dunbar Memorial Scholarship
  • Joseph C. Honea Memorial Scholarship
  • Joseph Dean, Jr Scholarship
  • Larry Shipp Pharmacy Scholarship
  • Louise & Henry P Johnston Scholarship
  • Marie NeSmith Fowler Scholarship
  • McKesson Corp & APCI Endowed Scholarship
  • McWhorter School of Pharmacy Advisory Board Scholarship
  • McWhorter School of Pharmacy Annual Scholarship
  • Norris Able Memorial Scholarship
  • Price Scholarship
  • Ray R & Peggie L. Wood Endowed Scholarship
  • Roy & Anne F. Anderson Scholarship
  • Rural Counties of Alabama Scholarship
  • Samuel T Hardin Memorial Pharmacy Scholarship
  • School of Pharmacy Scholarship
  • SOS Foundation Pharmacy Scholarship
  • Stella Leigh White Scholarship
  • Susina Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Tea Sam Roe Scholarship
  • Under Represented Minority Student Scholarship
  • Vann-Byrum Pharmacy Scholarship
  • W W Walker Scholarship
  • Walgreen Company Scholarship

Scholarships for second-year McWhorter School of Pharmacy students:

  • Katherine V Vance Pharmacy Scholarship
  • Robert D Ritch Pharmacy Scholarship

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available to students who attend McWhorter School of Pharmacy in the following ways:

  • Samford University Scholarships
  • McWhorter School of Pharmacy Scholarships
  • Student Grants
  • Outside Scholarships
  • Graduate Loans
  • Private Loans
  • Federal Work Study

To learn more about the various types of funding as well as the process, please review these documents:

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