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. 

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 CLOSED, but will open in the Spring 2023 Semester.

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 Documents:


Application Workshop Dates:


E-Board Contact Information:

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Saniya Zafar, Chicago President - szafar6@uic.edu  

Samuel Fordjour, Rockford President - sfordj2@uic.edu

Karina Sowa, Vice President - kasowa2@uic.edu

Gunjan Patel, Treasurer - gpatel35@uic.edu

Alexa Abrenilla, Secretary - aabren2@uic.edu

Ashley Choi, Historian - achoi35@uic.edu

Celeste Guzman, National Delegate - guzman17@uic.edu

Alyse Dutcher, Professional Chair - adutch3@uic.edu

Katerina Antonishina, Chicago Fundraising Chair - ysa2@uic.edu