Thanks to many generous donors, the following scholarship and fellowship funds were created at the College of Pharmacy. These funds provide invaluable financial support for graduate students every year.
Assistance for Graduate Students:
AFPE Fellowships. The American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education provides fellowships to advanced graduate students for course work and research in the areas of pharmacy, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and pharmacognosy. Inquiries related to AFPE fellowships should be directed to the foundation’s president: at One Church St., Suite 202, Rockville, MD 20850. Web address: www.afpenet.org. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gordon and Pamela Amidon Fellowship in Pharmaceutics. Established in 2007 by Gordon and Pamela to support graduate students in pharmaceutics.
Edward S. Blake Fellowships. Created in 1990 by a bequest from Dr. Blake, who held three degrees from the College, these funds are used to support graduate students in medicinal chemistry.
College of Pharmacy Support. The University provides graduate student teaching assistantships that are awarded by the College to students accepted for graduate study in the College. Previous teaching experience is desirable but not required for these appointments. Appointees assist in the teaching program of the College.
Sheila B. Cresswell Fellowship in Medicinal Chemistry. Established in 2004 by Ronnie and Sheila Cresswell, this fund will help support graduate students in medicinal chemistry.
Duellman Graduate Student Research Fund. Myles E. Duellman was a 1930 graduate of the College. This fund will be used for graduate student research in problems relating to alternate choices for narcotic drugs.
Endowed Fellowships. Financial support is available to one or more graduate students from each of the College endowment funds established by Henry Arbour, Edward S. Blake, Julia E. Emmanuel, Harry Helfman, Dwight H. and H. Doan Purdy, Charles R. Jr. and Jean Walgreen, and Charles R. Walgreen III.
Federal Government Support. Several graduate student research assistantships are awarded under grants from the federal government each year to support research conducted in the College. The National Institutes of Health Training Grant is included in this category.
Chingju Wang Sheu Graduate Student Fellowship. Established in 2004 by Chingju Wang Sheu, a 1966 graduate of the College, to help support graduate students in the College.
Horace H. Rackham Graduate School Support. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies provides the College of Pharmacy with fellowship funds for graduate students.
Industrial Fellowships. Several fellowships for full-time graduate study and research in pharmacy, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, and pharmacognosy are supported by pharmaceutical manufacturers, including Pfizer Inc. and Pharmacia Co.
George L. Kenyon Fund for Academic Excellence. Established in 2006 by George Kenyon, dean of the College 1998-2004, this fund supports students of high academic achievement in medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or the professional program.
Lilly Endowment Fellowships. Several fellowships are available each year to pharmacy graduate students.
Guo-jie John Liu Memorial Fund. Friends and colleagues of alumnus Guo-jie John Liu contributed funds to honor his memory as a leading researcher and educator. Fund proceeds will support students with an undergraduate degree, or the equivalent, from an educational institution located in China, who study pharmacy at Michigan, and who plan to eventually return to China to apply their knowledge in academia or industry. Endowment distributions may also be used to support post-doctoral students or faculty exchanges between U-M and Chinese universities.
Fred Lyons Jr. Fellowships. Several fellowships are awarded each year to graduate students in fields that include but are not limited to drug design, drug delivery, and pharmacokinetics.
Chhotubhai and Savitaben Patel Fellowships. Established in 2005 by Dinesh, Ph.D.’78, Kiran, and Pradip Patel to honor their parents. This fund will allow the College to award the Chhotubhai Patel Fellowship and the Savitaben Patel Fellowship to first-year Ph.D. candidates at the College.
Pfizer Fellowship in Pharmaceutics. Fellowships are available each year to graduate students in pharmaceutical sciences.
Schering-Plough Graduate Fellowships. Established in 1994 by the Schering-Plough Foundation, these funds are used to support pharmaceutics graduate students and encourage research collaboration on drug design and delivery among scientists from a variety of disciplines.
Chingju Wang Sheu Graduate Student Fellowship. Established in 2004 by Chingju Wang Sheu, a 1966 Ph.D. graduate of the College, to help support graduate students at the College.
Leroy B. Townsend Medicinal Chemistry Graduate Student Fund. Established in 2003 to honor the distinguished career of medicinal chemistry professor Leroy B. Townsend, this fund helps support graduate students in medicinal chemistry.
Upjohn Endowment Fellowships. Fellowships are available each year to pharmacy graduate students.
Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Endowed Fellowships. Two fellowships are available each year to pharmacy graduate students.
Norman Weiner Graduate Scholarship Fund. Established in 2007 to honor the career of Norman Weiner, professor emeritus of pharmaceutical sciences. This fund supports graduate students.