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#iamMUSCPharmacy celebrates the rich tradition of pharmacy education that has taken place at MUSC for more than a century.

MUSC Pharmacy students

Areas to Support

Student Scholarships

Reducing student debt and increasing the number of need-based scholarships is one of the OneMUSC’s strategic initiatives. Through gifts to the College of Pharmacy Scholarship Funds, donors are directly impacting our students and allowing each of them to create their own MUSC pharmacy experience.

Needs and Merit Based

The College of Pharmacy Scholarship and Awards Fund supports need-based scholarships to MUSC College of Pharmacy students. These scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Scholarship and Awards Committee based on application submissions.

Donate to the College of Pharmacy Scholarship and Awards Fund

Established in memory of Dr. Sharm Steadman, a member of the class of 1982, the M. Sharm Steadman Endowed Scholarship benefits a student who, like Sharm, embraces being a lifetime learner and advocate for changes to ameliorate patient care. Dr. Steadman earned her Pharm.D. at MUSC in 1981 before becoming the first clinical pharmacy fellow in family medicine at MUSC.

Donate to the Dr. M. Sharm Steadman '81, '82 Endowed Scholarship

The Christopher Dunmyer Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of Christopher Dunmyer, a 2006 College of Pharmacy graduate who died in a car accident in 2007. Originally established as the MUSC College of Pharmacy Class of 2006 Scholarship, it was later renamed in memory of Christopher and has been endowed by Christopher’s parents as a permanent tribute to him.

The Christopher Dunmyer Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a third or fourth year pharmacy student who is in good academic standing and a has logged a minimum of 10 (ten) hours of community service for each previous academic year with the MUSC Gives Back Program.

Donate to the Class of 2006 Scholarship

Dr. Julian McGill served the College of Pharmacy for 27 years not only as an educator but also as an advisor. In 1987, the student body selected him as the first recipient of the Golden Mortar and Pestle Award, recognizing him as the professor who had contributed the greatest to the achievement of their goals in pharmacy education. The Dr. Julian E. McGill Endowed Scholarship was established in 1997 at the time of Dr. McGill’s Retirement

Dr. Julian E. McGill Endowed Scholarship supports need-based scholarships to MUSC College of Pharmacy students.

Donate to the Julian E. and Ann M. McGill Endowed Scholarship

Under-Represented & Minority

These Diversity and Inclusion Endowed Scholarships directly impact under-represented students of the MUSC College of Pharmacy:

Mr. Howard Brooks, a member of the class of 1966, established the Howard Brooks ’66 Endowed Scholarship in 2017 to assist the College in recruiting and retaining underrepresented minority pharmacy students, with preference given to Native American students from UNC-Pembroke when possible.

Donate to the Howard Brooks '66 Endowed Scholarship

Mr. James l. Hodges made history as the college’s first African-American student of the MUSC College of Pharmacy. In recognition of his 50th reunion, the MUSC Alumni Association created and funded The James L. Hodges ’71 Alumni Association Scholarship. This permanent endowed scholarship supports need-based scholarships to underrepresented minority students within the MUSC College of Pharmacy.

Donate to the James L. Hodges ’71 Alumni Association Scholarship

The Dr. M.A. Lee ’04 Endowed Diversity Scholarship was created in 2017 under the leadership of Dr. Maurice Lee, a 2004 graduate of the MUSC College of Pharmacy and first African American male pharmacist in Eutawville, S.C. This award benefits a deserving underrepresented minority student as he or she pursues a career in pharmacy.

Donate to the Dr. M.A. Lee '04 Endowed Diversity Scholarship

Dr. Jacquetta Lashea Manigo ’07 (Shea), originally from Walterboro, SC, along with her husband, Mr. Terrence Manigo, created the Annie Lee Jerido Williams Minorities in Pharmacy Lowcountry Endowment and Scholarship Fund in memory of Dr. Manigo’s biological mother who died from a heart event at the age of 43 when she was only 4 years old. Dr. Manigo credits her mother for being her inspiration her entire life.

The Annie Lee Jerido Williams Minorities in Pharmacy Lowcountry Endowment and Scholarship Fund is an endowed need-based scholarship created to support minority students of the MUSC College of Pharmacy with preference given to South Carolina residents when possible.

Donate to the Annie Lee Jerido Williams Minorities in Pharmacy Lowcountry Endowment and Scholarship Fund

Name Your Own Scholarship

You can also establish a permanently endowed scholarship in your family name or in honor or memory of someone. The minimum to create a new scholarship is $50,000 which may be contributed over time or pledged through your estate. While the scholarship cannot be awarded until the minimum endowment level is fulfilled, your pledge will allow you to structure the scholarship now and will ensure your wishes are properly followed in the future.

For more information contact:

Megan Draper

Megan Theiling Draper, CFRE

Director of Development and Alumni Affairs
College of Pharmacy
843-792-4980 | draperm@musc.edu


Other Funding Priorities

The College of Pharmacy Annual Fund is a great way to make a real difference in the lives of others while celebrating your MUSC Pharmacy experience. The College of Pharmacy Annual Fund is used at the dean’s discretion to support initiatives that directly impact the students, faculty and staff of the College of Pharmacy including, but not limited to: profession development, travel, conference fees, and student organization activities.

Give to the Annual Fund

Building the Future of Pharmacy is more than a campaign. It’s about preserving and honoring the storied history of pharmacy education here at the Medical University of South Carolina. Each gift impacts our students - past, present and future - and the profession as a whole. This campaign directly impacts the college’s effort to build a new home for the College of Pharmacy in the heart of MUSC’s campus.

Give to the Building

Diversity and inclusion is a top priority of the College of Pharmacy as well as a key component of both the MUSC and College of Pharmacy Strategic Plan. The College of Pharmacy Diversity and Inclusion Fund is used for initiatives, programs, and events which assist in promoting and embracing diversity and inclusion within.

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Through the Doris Levkoff Meddin Medication Safety Education Program, the Center for Medication Safety disseminates current and emerging knowledge about adverse drug effects (ADEs) to health care professionals and the general public, thus preventing their occurrence and increasing drug safety competency. This program will implement new approaches to preventing ADEs as well as build upon current efforts to prevent and manage poisoning.

Support the Safety Education Program

Gifts to the College of Pharmacy Student Support Fund will go directly to our pharmacy students and help the MUSC Pharmacy Student Government Association, as well as the other student organizations, host and carry out a variety of events and initiatives.

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