Please fill out the application below, save to PDF format and email it with supporting documents to the Rho Chi Society National Office at All materials must be received by May 1.

Note: The application and supporting documentation and letters of recommendation must be received in the Society’s National Office no later than May 1. Application materials received after May 1 will not be considered.

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  • Address where you may be reached during the summer months (if different than above).

  • If "No", please submit a separate letter from your graduate mentor/major advisor that:
    1) Provides assurance that you are committed to continuing graduate studies following receipt of the professional degree.
    2) Indicates that at least 75% of your effort will be dedicated to graduate studies during the year that the award is made.
    3) Confirms that, at the time of the award, at least two years of study or research remain to be completed in your Ph.D.


  • Please provide a detailed resume (not to exceed 3 pages) that includes:
    • Current academic status and anticipated year of graduation
    • Memberships in professional, scientific, scholastic, or honor societies (include year of Rho Chi initiation)
    • Previous scholarships or fellowships held stating places, period of tenure and studies pursued
    • Other academic awards and honors
    • Previous research experience


  • Please provide a brief narrative that describes your path to graduate studies. Include an specific challenges that you have overcome, specific motivation or inspiration or inspiration for graduate study, research or professional activities that have helped to prepare you for graduate study, and what professional and career goals you hope to achieve upon completion of your Ph.D. program. (Please limit to 2 pages.)


  • Provide names of three individuals who will provide letters of reference. Letters of reference or recommendation should be from individuals directly familiar with you and should speak specifically to your educational achievements and your capacity for graduate study. All letters should be mailed directly to the Chair of the Fellowship Committee whose address is below.


  • 1. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
    2. Official record or photocopy of GRE scores (if required by your program)

  • Email one (1) PDF document of the application, all supporting documents, and the three (3) letters of recommendation to arrive no later than May 1 to or mail them to:
    University of Michigan
    Attn: The Rho Chi Society Fellowship Committee
    College of Pharmacy
    428 Church Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1065

  • You will be notified by email when the completed application has been received.