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 for current P2s and P3s.

  6. Applications and letter of recommendations must be submitted to uicpls@gmail.com by  February 1st, 2022 at 5 pm, but may be submitted earlier.

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:

​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 17th at 12:30 pm

  • Meeting ID: 880 2938 8119

  • Passcode: ypDzSKX

2. Wednesday, January 19th at 7:30 am

  • Meeting ID: 833 4387 2313

  • Passcode: g1Vzz3rq

3. Friday, January 21st at 4:30 pm

  • Meeting ID: 898 0624 3949

  • Passcode: 5LSQDpeQ

E-Board Contact Information:

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Nicole Szydlowski, Chicago President - nszydl2@uic.edu

Silvia Elakatt, Rockford President - selaka3@uic.edu

Sabine Puglia, Vice President - puglia2@uic.edu

Maddie DiVittorio, Treasurer - mdivit2@uic.edu 

Cayley Krkljes, Secretary - ckrklj2@uic.edu

Justyna Mastalerz, Historian - jmasta3@uic.edu

Vallari Shah, National Delegate - vshah54@uic.edu

Jane Miglo, Professional Chair - ymiglo2@uic.edu

Tara Tanriverdi, Chicago Fundraising Chair - ttanri2@uic.edu