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Jan 31 2024

ASHP 2023-2024 Student Leadership Award Application

January 31, 2024

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EST

The ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum and the ASHP Foundation are pleased to announce the 2023-2024 ASHP Student Leadership Award. We kindly ask that you share this information with any students you feel should be recognized for their interest in health-system pharmacy practice and exemplary leadership ability.

This program recognizes and celebrates the contributions of students who demonstrate the very best attributes and accomplishments of ASHP student members. Up to twelve awards are offered annually. Student pharmacists in the second through fourth professional years are eligible to apply. The award consists of a plaque and a $2,000 cash award provided by the ASHP Foundation.

The application is currently available on the ASHP Web site at, and the application deadline is January 31, 2024. Award recipients will be notified by April 2024.

The award consists of:

  • An award plaque.
  • A $2000 cash award provided by the ASHP Research and Education Foundation.


  • Applicants must be a full-time pharmacy student enrolled in a professional Doctor of Pharmacy program at an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy.
  • Applicants must be an ASHP member in good standing.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of a least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent grading system).
  • Applicants must have completed at least one academic year in their professional pharmacy program.
  • Students who have received an ASHP Student Leadership Award in the past or who are currently serving on an ASHP Council, the Commission on Affiliate Relations or the Pharmacy Student Forum Executive Committee are not eligible to apply.

Application Instructions

Please follow the steps below to apply for ASHP Student Leadership Award. To be accepted, all application materials must be received by ASHP no later than 11:59 pm ET on January 31

To apply for the Student Leadership Award, please follow the appropriate application link below:

To be considered for the SLA, you will be expected to submit the following:

  • A completed Professional Activities questionnaire.
  • An essay of no more than 750 words conveying your thoughts on how, as a student leader, you would increase awareness and understanding of the emerging roles, care delivery models, and practice settings for pharmacists in the year 2030 among student colleagues. This should include a discussion of why the Practice Advancement Initiative is important for students and specific types of activities or programs that you believe would be most effective.
  • Three letters of recommendations: one from a faculty member, one from a pharmacist practitioner, and one from a student peer.
  • Three corresponding Recommendation Forms signed by each person writing the recommendation letter.
  • A resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A completed Certification and Acceptance signature page.

If you have any questions, please contact



ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum

Date posted

Nov 15, 2023

Date updated

Nov 15, 2023