Endowments & Other Ways to Give

You play a role in promoting and preserving pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences professions by donating to the Temple University School of Pharmacy. You are a part of our work in delivering excellence and opportunity through education, scholarship, research, and practice.

Giving to the School of Pharmacy helps us carry out our mission of providing opportunities to earn degrees in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, and regulatory affairs and quality assurance and lead innovations in pharmacy practice and science.

If you would like to donate to the School of Pharmacy, you can support the following awards, lectureships, scholarships, and other funds; make an unrestricted gift to the School of Pharmacy Annual Fund; and/or indicate your own ideas of areas you would like to impact.

For those interested in making an endowment contribution of $25,000 or more, you can increase the impact of your gift by donating between now and June 30, 2025 with the Richard J. Bryan Matching Gift Challenge Fund. Mr. Bryan, an alumnus from the Pharmacy Class of 1970, committed to help the school build up its endowment to ensure the sustainability and growth of the school and its program.

 

Awards, Lectureships, Scholarships, and Other Funds

 

Awards

Andriolas Award Endowed Fund
This fund was established in 2019 by Irene and Peter Doukas, PhD ’70 in memory of Nick and Thespina Andriolas (Anarow) following the extraordinary actions of Louis Lozzi, PharmD ’19 who saved an individual suffering from a life-threatening hypoxia due to an opiate overdose. This award, presented annually at the school's graduation ceremony, is in recognition of a student whose skills, resourcefulness, and decisive actions greatly affected the treatment of a patient.

Distinguished Pharmacist Practitioner Award
This fund was established in 2005 as an annual recognition alumni award for outstanding contributions in community or clinical pharmacy.  

Dr. Theodore S. Kallelis Memorial Award Fund
This fund was established in 2002 by Sophia Kallelis in memory of Theodore Kallelis, BSPharm ’54 to provide an annual award to an outstanding graduate student in the School of Pharmacy.

Isadore Ostrum Fund
This fund was established in 1985 by the daughters of Isadore Ostrum, BSPharm ’22. This award recognizes and rewards academic excellence in an outstanding graduating senior.

John ’68 and Anita Stevens Phi Delta Chi Endowed Award Fund
This fund was established in 2021 by John S. Stevens, Jr., DO and Anita M. Stevens. The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to fourth-year students who are enrolled in the school. Preference shall be given to students who are members in good standing and nominated by the faculty advisor of the Phi Delta Chi School of Pharmacy fraternity.

Samuel Elkin Memorial Award Fund
This fund was established in 2002 by Selma Elkin in memory of Samuel Elkin, BSPharm ’42 to provide for an annual award to recognize and reward fourth-year professional pharmacy students who have achieved academic excellence.

William H. Briner Memorial Award Fund
This fund was established in 2000 by Jayne Haines, BSPharm ’54 and Elizabeth Briner in memory of Captain William H. Briner, BSPharm ’54 to provide for an award to an outstanding student in the School of Pharmacy.

 

Lectureships

Frank and Rachael Zammarelli Lecture Fund
This fund was established in 2011 by Amelia Z. Batastini, BSPharm ’59 to provide an endowment for an annual lecture at the School of Pharmacy in loving memory of her parents.

Joseph B. Sprowls Endowment Fund
This fund was established in 1988 by the Alumni Association in memory of Joseph B. Sprowls, PhD, dean of the School of Pharmacy from 1950 to 1967 to provide for an annual lecture by an outstanding individual who has achieved recognition within pharmacy.

Rosine and Maurice Bender ’44 Lecture
Established in 2020 by a bequest from the estate of Rosine and Maurice Bender ’44, this lecture award was inspired by Rosine’s mother Anna Teller, a pharmacist who owned a pharmacy in Philadelphia. The theme of this annual lecture is Women in Pharmacy: Transformational Journeys.

 

Scholarships

Aaron and Julia Brenner Fund
This fund was established in 1992 by Bernard Brenner, BSPharm ’51, in memory of his aunt and uncle to provide scholarships for School of Pharmacy students with financial need.

Arnoff Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2004 by Lawrence, CLA ’65, ’67, and Judith, MBA ’82, BSPharm ’68 Arnoff to provide scholarships for incoming or current School of Pharmacy students who exhibit academic excellence.

Bernard and Edith Brenner Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2002 by the family of Bernard Brenner, BSPharm ’51 to support School of Pharmacy students who have attained academic excellence.

Bernard Cohen ’54 Endowed Scholarship Fund 
This fund was established in 2020 by the Bernard Cohen Living Trust and Bernard's daughter Celeste Cohen in loving memory of her father to provide scholarships to School of Pharmacy students as selected by the school's dean.  

Carl J. Naden Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2014 by a bequest from Dr. Carl J. Naden, BSPharm ’53 to provide support to qualified Doctor of Pharmacy students, assisting in perpetuity high-achieving students who have an economic need.

David E. Mann, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2003 by Scott Mann in memory of his father who inspired countless students while teaching in the School of Pharmacy to provide scholarships for academically-talented incoming pharmacy students.

Delaware Pharmaceutical Society Auxiliary Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2001 by the Delaware Pharmaceutical Society Auxiliary to provide scholarships to School of Pharmacy students with preference given to students who are residents of Delaware.

Dean Peter H. Doukas Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2015 by the Temple University School of Pharmacy Alumni Association Board of Directors in honor of Dr. Peter Doukas to acknowledge his 50 years of service, including 25 years as dean of the School of Pharmacy. This scholarship provides assistance to students who have financial need, are in good academic standing, and are residents of the states of Pennsylvania or New York.

Dr. Charles S. Kumkumian Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2021 by Gregory K. Kumkumian, MD and Roxanne Schweitzer in memory of Dr. Charles S. Kumkumian, PhD ’51, BSPharm ’44 to provide an annual scholarship to students enrolled in the School with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Dr. John R. Minehart Memorial and Maupay Family Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2011 by Walter R. Maupay Jr., BSPharm ’61 to provide scholarships to students who are current members of the School of Pharmacy's Kappa Psi fraternity. Recipients will have successfully completed their second-professional year and be deemed most likely to improve.

Edith A. Rosato Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2010 by Edith Rosato, BSPharm ’82, to provide scholarships to Temple University School of Pharmacy students in their third or fourth professional year who are pursuing a career in community pharmacy practice, have financial need, and demonstrate the ideals of servant leadership through participation in patient care activities.

Excellence in Independent Pharmacy Practice Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2011 by Gerald Ganse, BSPharm ’72 and his wife Suzanne to provide scholarships to students in their third or fourth professional year who are pursuing a career in independent pharmacy practice in the South Central Pennsylvania area and who have financial need.

George Melnik Scholarship Fund 
This fund was established in 2017 by George Melnik, PHR ’78, to provide scholarships for fourth-year students in the School of Pharmacy who have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and who are interested in pursuing employment in either an academic or clinical practice setting. 

Gerald J. Yakatan Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2016 by Gerald J. Yakatan, BSPharm ’63 to provide scholarships for students with financial need enrolled in the School of Pharmacy.

Glenn C. Rodgers, PHR ’51 Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1998 by the estate of Mabel M. Rodgers to provide scholarships to third or fourth year School of Pharmacy students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need with preference to those from northwestern Pennsylvania.

Hedy G. Cohen, RN, MS Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2017 by Michael R. Cohen, MS ’84, BSPharm ’68 in honor of his wife Hedy who spoke often on current issues in medication safety as a nurse with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. She has also authored multiple articles on improving the medication use process. The fund will provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy who have financial need and who are in the medication safety track or a related field of study.

Henry Barvinski Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established in 2009 through a bequest from Paul Reid Irwin, BSPharm ’43 in memory of his classmate Henry Barvinski, BSPharm ’44 , who was killed in action near Iwo Jima on March 26, 1944 serving as a Pharmacist Mate 3/C with the Navy. This scholarship is used for students at Temple University School of Pharmacy who do not have any other aid, with preference to a member of Kappa Psi fraternity.

Hoang and Tang Family Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2021 by Minh Hoang, PharmD ’03 in memory of his loving father, Thu Hoang who devoted his life raising his children, nurturing family tradition, and supporting lifelong education and endeavor in self-learning. The award can be used for tuition, fees, books, or other associated costs. Students with a GPA of 3.2 or higher and demonstrate leadership qualities and a commitment to pharmaceuticals and/or patient care are eligible to apply for this term scholarship.

Howard S. Greenberg Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1994 by family, friends, and employees of Howard Greenberg, BSPharm ’47 and provides scholarships for School of Pharmacy students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2010 by Michael R. Cohen, BSPharm ’68 to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy who have financial need and who are in the medication safety track or a related field of study.

Isadore Ostrum Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1985 by the daughters of Isadore Ostrum, BSPharm ’22 to provide scholarships for outstanding students in the School of Pharmacy who have made extracurricular contributions to the school.

Jacob M. Gelenberg, PHR ’25 Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1990 by Mae Gelenberg in memory of Jacob M. Gelenberg, BSPharm ’25 to provide scholarships for School of Pharmacy students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

James S. Benson Food and Drug Administration Alumni Association Centennial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2006 by the Food and Drug Administration Alumni Association, Inc. to provide scholarships for students enrolled or planning to enroll in the School of Pharmacy’s graduate program in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance.

James and Erin Kearney Cirillo Family Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2011 by James Cirillo, BSPharm '95 and his wife Erin Kearney Cirillo, BSPharm '94, to provide scholarships for third-year students who show a desire to enter the practice of independent pharmacy.

Jean M. (Abate) Berenato Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2017 by Dr. Francis J. Berenato Jr., BSPharm ’82 in loving memory of his mother Jean. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support to academically-qualified students with demonstrated financial need enrolled in the School of Pharmacy.

Joye Ann Billow ’66 Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2008 by Joye Ann Billow, BSPharm ’66, ’72 in memory of her parents, Mary D. and Schuyler E. Billow, to provide scholarships to third and fourth professional year students who are active in a minimum of one professional student organization.

Lynne and Grady Grant Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2021 by Grady Grant, III, BSPharm ’80 and his wife Lynne to provide scholarships to students at the School of Pharmacy as selected by the dean or his/her designee.

Mackowiak - De Cusatis Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2020 by Elaine D. Mackowiak, PhD, MS ’65, BSPharm ’62 to provide annual scholarships to students with demonstrated financial need who are enrolled in the school. Preference shall be given to third and fourth year students who are members of the Lambda Kappa Sigma professional student organization.

Marvin Samson Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1998 by Marvin Samson to provide scholarships for School of Pharmacy students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Moulder Family Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2009 by Lonnie, BSPharm ’80 and Sharon, BSPharm ’80 Moulder to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, have financial need, and are active in at least two professional and/or student run organizations as an officer, committee chair, or other notable activity.

Paige Lebo Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2017 by Dr. David Lebo in loving memory of his wife Paige. The purpose of the Paige Lebo Memorial Scholarship Fund is to provide financial support to academically qualified students with demonstrated financial need enrolled in the School of Pharmacy who are currently employed as Pharmacy Technicians.

PHAR-MOR, Inc. Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1990 by PHAR-MOR, Inc. to provide scholarships for School of Pharmacy students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Rachel Clark Scholarship
This fund was established in 2020 by a bequest from Rachel Clark, PharmD ’95.  Rachel served as a faculty member of Pharmacy Practice for many years. This scholarship will provide assistance to third and fourth students who have financial need, are in good academic standing, and demonstrate strong patient advocacy, an attribute that Rachel tirelessly exhibited during her career.

Ralph J. Ippoliti Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1995 in memory of Ralph Ippoliti, BSPharm ’66, a well-respected leader in the pharmacy profession, to provide scholarships for first-year School of Pharmacy students with financial need.

Randall Chapman, Class of ’73 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2015 by Randall Chapman to recognize the pharmacy Class of 1973 and to provide scholarships for students in the School of Pharmacy who have completed their third professional year, who are ranked within the 40-60th percentile of the class by grade point average, and who have financial need.

Renzulli Family Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2009 by Michael H. Renzulli, BSPharm ’63 and the MHR Family Foundation to provide scholarships for third and fourth year students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy who have exhibited leadership and good academic standing who have financial need.

Richard J. Bryan ’70 Endowed Scholarship Fund 
This fund was established in 2015 by Richard Bryan, BSPharm ’70 to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy who are fluent in Spanish and have experience living or working in communities underrepresented in the profession of pharmacy.

Robert Peyakovich Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1998 by friends and co-workers of Robert Peyakovich, BSPharm ’61 in honor of his retirement to provide scholarships for School of Pharmacy students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

School of Pharmacy Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2008 by the Alumni Association Board of Directors to provide scholarships for School of Pharmacy students.

School of Pharmacy Class of 1985 Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2021, initiated by Robert and Deborah Schueren. The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in the school with financial need.  

School of Pharmacy Scholarship Fund
The funds in this scholarship can be used at the dean’s discretion to support students with financial need in completing their degree program.

Shpigel Family Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2011 by Joel Shpigel, BSPharm ’76 and his wife Toby to provide scholarships to students in their third or fourth professional year who are pursuing a career in independent pharmacy practice in the Delaware Valley area and who have financial need.

Stanley F. Kulaga Jr. MD Memorial Scholarship Fund 
This fund was established in 2015 by the Estate of Stanley F Kulaga Jr. MD, BSPharm ’60 to provide a permanent source of funds for scholarships to students enrolled in the Temple University School of Pharmacy who are not receiving any financial aid with preference to students who are from Pennsylvania.

Temple University School of Pharmacy Parent Fund
This fund was established in 2012 by Joseph S. Lombardo to provide financial aid to students at the School of Pharmacy.

Wayne Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2007 by family and friends of Wayne Stephens, BSPharm ’69 to provide scholarships for students enrolled at the School of Pharmacy with preference to those from Northeastern Pennsylvania. 

 

Other Funds

Dr. Ronald F. Gautieri Memorial Fund
This fund was established in 1996 in memory of Dr. Ronald F. Gautieri, PhD ’60, BSPharm ’57, former faculty member to support graduate research projects in the School of Pharmacy.

Charles A. Bright Fund
This fund was established in 1977 by a bequest from Charles A. Bright to support the School of Pharmacy as its Board of Trustees deems necessary.

Eileen Lichtenstein Student Development Fund
In 2017, the School of Pharmacy Class of 2017 along with other alumni and friends of Eileen created a student development fund in honor of her retirement. Donations earmarked for this fund support student travel to pharmacy national and regional conferences. 

Fred B. Gable ’51 Endowed Cultural Fund 
This fund was established in 2012 by alumni and friends of Fred Gable ’51 to permanently endow a fund at the School of Pharmacy in honor of the former Assistant Dean of Admissions and a champion of the arts who initiated the school's art collection when he facilitated the Class of 1968’s donation of the first painting in memory of a classmate who had passed away.

Cynthia and Martin Van Trieste Endowment
This fund was established in 2020 by Martin Van Trieste, BSPharm ’83 to provide financial support to students enrolled in the School who are presenting at national and regional pharmacy conferences. The fund shall be used to assist students with travel expenses.

Joye Ann Billow ’66 Faculty Development Fund
This fund was established in 2014 by a bequest from Joye Ann Billow to provide an endowment to support School of Pharmacy faculty as directed by the dean.

Kallelis Graduate Student Endowed Fund
This fund was established in 2011 by a bequest from Sophia Kalellis, wife of the late Dr. Theodore Kallelis, BSPharm ’54. Dr. Kallelis served as Professor of Pharmacognosy at the School of Pharmacy for two decades. The endowed fund supports outstanding graduate students in his memory.

Leon O. and Sharon L. Moulder Endowed Fund
This fund was established in 2014 by Lonnie, BSPharm ’80 and Sharon, BSPharm ’80 Moulder.  The purpose of the fund is to support the Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research in the School of Pharmacy by funding expenses in the form of research personnel salaries, equipment and supply purchases, and other costs associated with a program in drug discovery that is based on the principles of medicinal chemistry, drug design, biological screening, and structure activity analyses.

Magid Abou-Gharbia Award Fund
This award was established in 2010 by Magid Abou-Gharbia to provide an annual award to the Valedictorian of the School of Pharmacy.

Richard J. Bryan ’70 Matching Gift Challenge Fund
In 2020, Richard J. Bryan, BSPharm ’70 pledged $500,000 in support of endowment at the School of Pharmacy through 2025. Richard's gift will be used to build the school's endowment, providing a match of $25,000 for all new pledges and gifts of at least $25,000 that support an existing endowed fund or that establish a new endowed fund at the School of Pharmacy. For more information about how your gift to the School of Pharmacy can be matched by this new challenge, please contact Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations Christopher Van Vessem at 215-707-9457.

Mollie Nichols Ostrow Memorial Fund
This fund was established in 1977 by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob, BSPharm ’49 Ostrow and others in memory of Mollie Nichols Ostrow, BSPharm ’09 to provide for an award to an outstanding graduating student in the School of Pharmacy with preference given to women.

Richard and Joyce Swope Endowed Fund
This fund was established in 2016 by Joyce and Dick Swope, BSPharm ’55 to provide financial assistance for students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy who are presenting research posters at national pharmacy conferences.

Ronald Gautieri Memorial Fund
This fund was established in 1995 in memory of Dr. Ronald F. Gautieri, PhD ’60, BSPharm ’57, a much-loved scholar, faculty member and director of graduate education, to assist School of Pharmacy graduate students in research.

School of Pharmacy Alumni Association Professional Development Fund
This fund was established in 2014 by the Alumni Association Board of Directors to provide stipends for travel to regional and national pharmacy based conferences.

Student Health Care Professional Award
Established in 2005, this fund is awarded to a third-year student in recognition of academic achievements and leadership qualities.

TUSP Student Emergency Endowed Fund
This fund was established in 2021 by Dean Jayanth Panyam and his wife Professor Swayam Prabha in honor of their parents, Kumar and Saroja Panyam and Jainarain and Reena Aggrawal, to permanently endow a fund at the School of Pharmacy to assist students who are experiencing an unforeseen financial emergency.