NCPA Foundation Student Loan Program

National Communiy Pharmacist Association
Type Loan
Amount $2k - 5kTotal loan maximum of $17,500.
Duration 1 YearCheck Website: Application Deadlines are for Spring (November) and Fall (May) Semesters


Student Members of the National Community Pharmacists Association in the last seven semesters of their first professional pharmacy degree program and who are planning a career in independent community pharmacy practice. Student membership applications are available at

Loan Criteria

  • Applicants must be student members of NCPA—the membership fee is just $25 per year, plus chapter dues, if applicable. Join online today!
  • Applicants must be in the last three and one-half years of their first professional pharmacy degree program. Only first year students in their first semester of pharmacy school are not eligible to apply.
  • New Loan Maximums! Applicants may apply for a maximum loan amount of $2,500 per semester, depending on tuition and book fees, with a $5,000 maximum per year and a total loan maximum of $17,500.
  • New Interest Rate! The interest rate is Prime plus 0.5, which accrues annually beginning 90 days after graduation.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. school or college of pharmacy on a full-time basis during the fall term and the spring term and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50.
  • Application must be filed using the NCPA Foundation Loan Application Form. Incomplete or incorrect forms will not be accepted. Applications are not accepted for summer sessions.
  • Current transcripts and a statement listing tuition and book fees must be provided.


    Other Restrictions


    This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

    More Information

    NCPA Foundation
    National Communiy Pharmacist Association
    100 Daingerfield Road
    Alexandria, VA 22314-2885
    Phone: (703)683-8200
    Fax: 703-683-3619