Pharmacy Scholars Summer Program

Summer Scholars

The Summer 2020 Pharmacy Scholars Summer Program will be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We look forward to having our 2020 Pharmacy Scholars join us online July 8 – 10, 2020.

July 8 – 10, 2020

Mercer University’s Pharmacy Scholars Summer Program (PSSP) provides an opportunity for high school students to gain exposure to the pharmacy profession. The three-day program includes immersive experiences such as observational tours of local hospital pharmacies as well as engagement in interactive career exploration activities. Current Mercer Student Pharmacists serve as counselors and lead the Pharmacy Scholars in program activities. Pharmacy Scholars also interact with College of Pharmacy faculty, staff, and alumni pharmacists.

The Pharmacy Scholars Summer Program is a daytime program that is open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the metro Atlanta area who have an interest in a potential career in pharmacy or pharmaceutical sciences. The three-day program is held on Mercer University’s Atlanta Campus.

Eligibility Requirements and Criteria for Acceptance

  • Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.00 (verified by guidance counselor).
  • Must be a rising high school sophomore, junior, or senior.
  • Must have interest in pharmacy or pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Extracurricular activities and honors/ awards should also be included in application.

Application Process

Complete this application. Please note that applicants must upload their 2020 high school transcript, which must be signed by their high school guidance counselor.

The application deadline is April 15, 2020. Applicants will receive a decision by April 30, 2020.

Additional Requirements

All participants are required to submit proof of current health insurance and signed permission forms upon selection for the program.

Contact
Office of Admissions
Mercer University College of Pharmacy
pharmd@mercer.edu
(678) 547-6232