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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 currently OPEN! Please review and fill out the application documents once they become available. 

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

Application Documents:

Please click the following and fill out the student application prior by the indicated due date:

PLS Applicant Information

PLS Student Application

Application Grading Rubric

Application Workshop Dates:

Click the date to access the workshop via Zoom:

January 22, 2024 (Monday) at 2:30 PM CT

January 30, 2024 (Tuesday) at 7:30 AM CT

February 7, 2024 (Wednesday) at 4:30 PM CT

February 16, 2024 (Friday) at 6:30 PM CT

Please reach out to both PLS Presidents (Giancarlo Garcia [] - Chicago President, Gabriel Tankersley [] - Rockford President) before Friday, February 16th, 2024 if you cannot attend any of these workshops due to scheduling conflicts!

E-Board Contact Information:

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Giancarlo Garcia, Chicago President -  

Gabriel Tankersley, Rockford President -

Erika Maslennikov, Vice President -

Sean Martin, Secretary -

Mario Arias, Treasurer -

Haley Snodgrass, Professional Chair -
Asia Banks, National Delegate -

Leah Song, Chicago Fundraising Chair -

Mikayla Lang, Rockford Fundraising Chair -

Mariem Abdelrahim, Historian -

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