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Student Awards

The following awards are offered to graduating students in the Working Professional Doctor of Pharmacy Program at the University of Florida:

  • Outstanding Graduating Student Award

This award is given in recognition of exemplary performance in all aspects of the WPPD program. Criteria include, but are not limited to, distinguished scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service. This is considered the WPPD program’s highest award.

This award is given each semester and consists of a certificate.

Recipient determined by: WPPD Awards committee; WPPD Faculty

  • Outstanding Academic Performance Award

This award is given in recognition of outstanding academic performance while a student in the WPPD program. It is determined by grade point average, and if necessary, by communication skills and quality of pharmaceutical care project.

This award is given each semester and consists of a certificate.

Recipient determined by: WPPD Awards Committee; WPPD Faculty

  • Outstanding Pharmaceutical Care Project Award

This award is given in recognition of an outstanding Pharmaceutical Care Project Paper by a graduating student in the WPPD program. Criteria include: Final paper organization and writing style, originality of project, adherence to deadlines, appearance of submission, and contribution to pharmaceutical care.

This award is given each semester and consists of a certificate.

Recipient determined by: PC Paper Reviewers; WPPD Pharmaceutical Care Faculty; WPPD Awards Committee

  • Outstanding Leadership Award

This award is given to a graduating WPPD student that has demonstrated outstanding professional leadership. Leadership activities may involve academic, institutional, professional organizations (local, state, or national), and / or the community.

This award may be given each semester and consists of a certificate.

Nominations / Recommendations: Nominations or recommendations are encouraged from students, faculty, coworkers, and / or employers. Students may nominate themselves or other students.

Recipient determined by: WPPD Faculty; WPPD Awards Committee

  • Outstanding Clinician Award

This award is given in recognition of outstanding provision of pharmaceutical care by a graduating student in the WPPD program.

This award may be given each semester and consists of a certificate.

Nominations / Recommendations: Nominations or recommendations are encouraged from students, faculty, coworkers, and / or employers. Students may nominate themselves or other students.

Recipient determined by: WPPD Faculty; WPPD Awards Committee

Award Nomination Deadlines:

  • Spring Semester: March 1st
  • Summer Semester: July 1st
  • Fall Semester: November 1st

Award Nomination Form