The Whitney Family Endowed California Scholarship

The Whitney Family Endowed California Scholarship $2,500

​This scholarship, founded in 2014, is given to a pharmacy student showing commitment to independent community practice in California after graduation. It is presented annually at a Fall Alpha Psi Alumni-Active event.


Community independent based practice


a. The candidate must demonstrate the potential to be involved in independent pharmacy operations (compounding pharmacy), long term care pharmacy and consulting, and pharmacy advocacy.
b.  A personal statement not to exceed 500 words that demonstrates his/her commitment to practice independent community practice as described in the scholarship description, and that identifies the candidate’s birthplace in California
c. Must be an Alpha Psi full time student in good academic standing.
d. Must demonstrate financial need and be a native born California.
e. Must have respect of his or her peers.

Process for selecting the winner:

1.  A vote of all members of the Board of Directors of the APES&L Foundation shall be required in selecting the recipient of this scholarship.
2. The scholarship shall be presented at an awards ceremony appropriately recognized by the Alpha Psi Chapter of Phi Delta Chi.

Past Recipients – Since 2014

2014 Joseph Kim
2015 Katelyn Fischer
2016 Jamie Legaspi
2017 Morgan Miyake
2018 Petrus Nguyen-Tu
2019 Garret Soares
2020 Brandon Tran
2021 Irene Chia
2022 Jade Bautista
2023 Ariel Wang

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.