Scholarship & Opportunities
IPC and Rx Scholarship Fund
IPC sponsors a scholarship competition each year. IPC is proud to have awarded nearly 100 scholarships and more than $130,000 in support of future independent pharmacists.
IPC also supports the Rx Scholarship Fund, which works to provide scholarships to
deserving pharmacy students with an interest in independent pharmacy across the country.
Independent Pharmacy Conference Experience
Each year IPC sponsors student attendance at the Independent Pharmacy Conference. This opportunity is extended to students across the country. Students attend several continuing education courses with pharmacy owners and have a track of courses designed specifically to help them increase their understanding of the independent pharmacy industry and what it takes to become an owner.
More than 330 Students from 69 schools have been sponsored by IPC at the Independent Pharmacy Conference over 10 years.
IPC representatives regularly visit colleges and universities and cover a variety of topics, including:
- The Role of GPOs in Community Pharmacy
- GPO relationships with Independents and Wholesalers
- The Business Side of Independent Pharmacy
- Preparing for an Independent Pharmacy Path