Would you like to become a member of pls?

Membership into Phi Lambda Sigma is based on leadership within the realms of pharmacy.  It is peer-recognized and a privilege, as only about 5% of the student body is eligible for membership.  To be considered for membership, a student must be of high moral and ethical character and demonstrate dedication to service and leadership in advancing pharmacy.  He or she must have successfully completed at least one professional year of scholastic work applicable toward a recognized pharmacy degree, and shall have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 grading scale. 

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Application Requirements
  1. To be eligible, each applicant must have completed a minimum of 45 semester hours (basically, P2s & P3s are eligible).

  2. Applicants MUST have a cumulative GPA of ≥2.50 on a 4.00 scale. (Applicant will NOT be considered if on probation)

  3. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation written by a pharmacist, faculty, research professor, employer, manager, etc. that includes how the applicant displayed leadership.  

  4. Applicants MUST attend one application workshop (see dates for workshop below)

  5. Application cycle is now open.

  6. Applications will be due Monday, February 1st, 2021 at 5PM, but may be submitted early.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to email uicpls@gmail.com or contact any one of us (see our e-board contact information below).

Application Workshop Dates:

​Specific questions about the application, submission, and selection process will be answered at this time. In order for your application to be considered, you MUST attend ONE of these workshops

  1. Monday, January 18th at 12:30 P.M. 

  2. Wednesday, January 20th at 7:30 A.M.

  3. Friday, January 22nd at 4:30 P.M. 

Application Documents:

PLS 2020-2021 Application: 

PLS 2020-2021 Grading Rubric:

PLS 2020-2021 Application Information:  

E-Board Contact Information:

Amy Liu, Chicago President - aliu40@uic.edu

Omar Cano, Rockford President - ocano2@uic.edu

Aasmitha Chitturi, Vice President - achitt3@uic.edu

Kelsey LaMartina, Treasurer - klamar3@uic.edu 

Jessica Ni, Secretary - jni9@uic.edu

Michele Jurkovic, Historian - mjurko2@uic.edu

Michael Forst, National Delegate - mforst2@uic.edu

Tiffany Kuo, Professional Chair - tkuo6@uic.edu

Ashik Jayakumar, Chicago Fundraising Chair - ajayak3@uic.edu

Sara Power, Rockford Fundraising Chair - spower5@uic.edu