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The Good Neighbor Pharmacy Scholarship
Deadline to apply: May 24, 2024 3:00 pm CT

The Cencora Impact Foundation and Good Neighbor Pharmacy have established a scholarship program to assist rising graduate students or current graduate students planning pursue a Pharmacy Doctorate Degree at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.

Applicants to The Good Neighbor Pharmacy Scholarship must:

  • Be current college undergraduate or graduate students
  • Plan to enroll or be enrolled in full-time graduate study pursuing a Pharmacy Doctorate Degree for the entire upcoming academic year at University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Undergraduate applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Current pharmacy doctorate students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Employees or children of Cencora or any of it’s subsidiaries are ineligible to apply


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $25,000 award. Up to two (2) awards will be granted.

Awards are renewable up to three years or until a Pharmacy Doctorate degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance (maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale), and full-time enrollment.

Awards are for graduate study.

Awards are for qualified education-related expenses only (tuition, fees, books, and required supplies/equipment). Award may be forfeited if award exceeds the cost of qualified education-related expenses.


All applicants will be notified in June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Cencora Impact Foundation and Good Neighbor Pharmacy. Payments are made in one installment in late June.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Cencora or Good Neighbor Pharmacy play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • A copy of the most recently filed 1040 form to verify financial data

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 29, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

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