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Fruth adds scholarships at Marshall

February 23, 2019
From left, Francis "Fran" D'Egidio; Dr. Gayle Brazeau, dean of Marshall University School of Pharmacy; Lynne Fruth, president and chairman of Fruth Pharmacy; Dr. Jerry Gilbert, president of Marshall University; Dr. Robert "Rob" B. Stanton, assistant dean of experiential learning at the Marshall University School of Pharmacy.

HUNTINGTON — Fruth Pharmacy recently added two scholarship opportunities for Marshall University students.

The Fruth Pharmacy Scholarship for the School of Pharmacy is for full-time pharmacy students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants must have completed two years of pre-pharmacy prerequisites.

“It is important for us to help the people in our footprint become future pharmacists to serve their home communities,” said

Lynne Fruth, director and chairman of Fruth Pharmacy.

Scholarship recipients are chosen by the School of Pharmacy Scholarship Committee in cooperation with the Marshall University Office of Student Financial Assistance. First preference will be given to residents of Mason, Cabell, Kanawha, Putnam, Wayne, Roane, Jackson and Wood counties in West Virginia; Gallia, Jackson, Meigs, Lawrence, Athens, Washington and Pike counties in Ohio; or Carter and Lawrence counties in Kentucky. Second preference will be given to residents of any contiguous county of the counties listed above: Pleasants, Richie, Wirt, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Raleigh, Boone, Lincoln and Mingo counties in West Virginia; Scioto, Adams, Highland, Ross, Vinton, Hocking, Perry, Morgan, Noble and Monroe counties in Ohio; Greenup, Boyd, Martin, Lewis, Rowan, Morgan, Elliott and Johnson counties in Kentucky.

Students interested in the Fruth Pharmacy Scholarship for the School of Pharmacy can inquire and apply by e-mailing MUSOPScholarships@marshall.edu.

“We highly value our relationship with Fruth Pharmacy and the important role they play in providing outstanding patient care in the community,” said Gayle Brazeau, Ph.D., dean of the Marshall University School of Pharmacy.

The Fruth Pharmacy Scholarship is for students who are Fruth employees or their spouses, children or grandchildren. Applicants may be part-or fulltime students but must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and work experience or community service that demonstrate community involvement.

“We highly value our relationship with Fruth Pharmacy and the important role they play in providing outstanding patient care in the community.”

Gayle Brazeau dean of the MU School of Pharmacy