The Pharmacy Ownership track coincides with the Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. Eligibility Requirements for the competition are:
- Teams must be composed of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students, all of whom must be active NCPA student members.
- Each team must have one (1) team advisor who is a pharmacist member of NCPA or who is a full-time faculty member at the pharmacy school. Dr. Nathan Pope fulfills this role.
- Pharmacy schools entering the competition must have an active NCPA Student Chapter. UT-NCPA is very active. NOTE: Only one application will be accepted per student chapter.
- If selected as finalists, team members (up to four) and the team advisor must be able to attend the NCPA Convention in October.
In order to participate in the business plan competition, one must apply to the Pharmacy Ownership Track of the Lester Entrepreneurial Scholars Program.