We're happy to announce this year’s opening to the 26th Annual 2023 NPPA (National Pharmacy Purchasing Association) Conference’s Scholarship Program for Under-Funded Pharmacy Attendee-Facilities, a program instituted in 2006 by vendor sponsors and NPPA. This program helps Pharmacy Buyers whose facilities can’t cover their registration fees and/or hotel room costs to attend NPPA Conferences.
To apply for the scholarship, review the following info and complete the application by June 6th (which may be extended at that time if there are more funds to give than applicants).
Eligibility: Applicants must work within a Pharmacy Department in a hospital/medical center to qualify. Also note: if you were a previous year’s Scholarship Awardee but were a no-show at the Conference (without informing us of your cancellation beforehand), your application will not be considered again.
The maximum allowed Scholarship award per person is your Attendee Registration Fee to the 2023 NPPA Conference and up to 4 Hotel Room Nights (including Resort Fee & Room Taxes. Your room must be booked under our NPPA 2023 Group Room Block at Horseshoe Las Vegas (formerly Bally’s). The NPPA room rate is applicable for either 1 King bed or 2 Queen beds, single or double occupancy.
The Resort Fee portion of the room fees (a mandatory additional fee that comes with multiple benefits, as below), is your responsibility. The Hotel portion of NPPA’s Scholarship Awards only apply to the main room rate & room tax. NPPA’s discounted Resort Fee with the hotel is $35/night plus tax (regularly now $40 night plus tax to other guests). It includes the following (on a daily basis): “Premium” Wi-Fi for 2 Devices (in sleeping rooms), Fitness Center Access for 2, and Free/Unlimited Local Phone Calls.
NPPA’s Group Room Rate is being held for $105/night plus tax at Horseshoe Las Vegas (formerly Bally’s), until it expires after July 12, (at which time, we cannot guarantee the hotel will still honor that rate).
Therefore, it’s very important to reserve before that date, since NPPA will only reimburse you for the NPPA Group Rate. Resort Fee is $35/night plus tax, however will not expire, as long as you are sure to reserve under our “2023 NPPA” Room Block.
You must complete all required and applicable questions on the following pages to qualify. Once you’ve completed & submitted your application, NPPA will closely review it all. If your application is incomplete or not clear in some way, NPPA will send you an email notice with a request to complete the missing questions or to further clarify. If you do not respond, your application may be forfeited, so be sure to complete all applicable questions in full, from the start, especially the required/mandatory ones.
If you are awarded a Scholarship, you will receive an email notice of your Award (and if we don’t hear back in reply from you within a few days, we will follow up with a phone call). To officially accept your Award, you must provide a deposit of $50 by credit card or check to NPPA by a certain date as will be listed in your Award Notice details; along with your basic initial reply to the Award Notice email, stating your commitment to attend. Your provided deposit will not be charged or deposited unless you cancel after you’ve accepted your award.
Please be aware that the approval process can take a long time for NPPA to review all applications and make the award determinations, after the application deadline closes.