The John F. (Jack) Schlegel Endowed Leadership Scholarship

The John F. (Jack) Schlegel Endowed Leadership Scholarship $2,500

Presented annually at the Phi Delta Chi Alpha Psi Chapter Recruitment Dinner to a pharmacy student recognized for the potential of exceptional leadership in the profession after graduation through exemplary behaviors and actions as a student and professional in training.
Focus: Must demonstrate the potential for exceptional leadership in the profession after graduation.

a. Must be an Alpha Psi full time student in good academic standing and currently in his/her final professional year of study.
b. Must demonstrate financial need.
c. Must have respect of his or her peers.

Process for selecting the winner:
1. Foundation Board selects ad hoc committee to request CV of all seniors.
2. Committee selects 5 top candidates requesting the following:

A. Three letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s potential for exceptional leadership in the profession after graduation.
B. A completed Personal Data Form approved by the APES&L Foundation.
C. A personal statement not to exceed 500 words in which he/she expresses his/her vision of what he/she aspires to accomplish within 10 years after graduation.

3. Committee Selects top 3 candidates and submits to Board of Directions of the APES&L Foundation for final selection.

Past Recipients – Since 2010

2010 Angela Vu
2011 Matthew Dunn
2012 Michael Conner
2013 Chintan Shah
2014 Jason Miller
2015 Matt Saqueton
2016 Jamie Encarnacion
2017 Gabrielle Reyes
2018 Jamie Legaspi
2019 Janet Nhan
2020 Petrus Nguyen-Tu
2021 Isabel Mangaoang
2022 Andy Ly
2023 Bill Zhang

Alpha Psi Foundation

Creating tomorrow’s leaders through annual leader development programs, scholarships and awards.


The Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt public benefit corporation, provides scholarships and leadership development for student pharmacists and new practitioners.


The Foundation aspires to be widely recognized for creating and developing tomorrow’s leaders in pharmacy, healthcare, and communities across the nation.


The Foundation embodies the belief that investing in the development of student pharmacists and new practitioners is an investment in improving the profession of pharmacy and health of our communities.