The FIP Foundation collaborates with the Early Career Pharmaceutical Group (ECPG) to provide leadership development for early career pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists.
- Support development of future leaders for FIP and professional organizations engagement, as well as for leadership roles in careers of pharmacy practice, education, and pharmaceutical science.
- Establish new processes to foster leadership development with other FIP units.
- Continue to support the Ton Hoek Scholarship for development of future FIP leaders.
Making a Difference: Leadership Development Scholarships
The Foundation and ECPG Leadership Development Scholarships:
The Foundation, together with the FIP ECPG and Regional Forums, will awards 6 grants to support travel and participation in the annual ECPG Leadership Development Workshop and the FIP World Congress. The Foundation will collaborate with ECPG and FIP Regional Forum representatives to select a participant from each region. These individuals will also receive ongoing mentoring and support and are expected to rise to leadership roles in their country professional organization and in FIP.
To learn more about the Leadership Development Scholarships and application process, please click here.
Ton Hoek Scholarship:
Honoring Ton Hoek: This scholarship is named after the late General Secretary of FIP, Mr A.J.M. (Ton) Hoek (1955-2012). Many leaders in FIP donated to create this scholarship in his memory. Ton Hoek was born in The Hague, in 1955 and studied Pharmacy at the State University of Leiden in the Netherlands. From 1999 until he passed away in 2012, Ton Hoek was the General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of FIP, the International Pharmaceutical Federation. He is remembered for his dedication and service to FIP and the pharmacy profession.
The Foundation will continue to provide the annual Ton Hoek Scholarship. for travel to FIP World Congress. This award recipient will receive travel support to participate in the annual ECPG Leadership Development Workshop and the FIP World Congress. These individuals will also receive ongoing mentoring and support and are expected to rise to leadership roles in their country professional organization and in FIP.
To learn more about the Ton Hoek Scholarship and application process, please click here.
2022 Leadership Development Scholarship Recipient: Khalid Mohammed, PhD, Nigeria
“The Leadership Development Workshop scholarship gave me ample opportunity not only to develop my leadership skills/potentials, but also to network with other early career pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists from across different walks of life. I will cherish this golden opportunity my entire life and I pledge my commitment to be a good ambassador of this program.”
2020 Ton Hoek Scholar: Lucas Ercolin, Brazil
“I heard about the Foundation since my first experience in FIP and receiving the FIP Foundation’s Ton Hoek scholarship was a great honour to me. The scholarship allowed me to attend the FIP Congress and see the amazing things that early career pharmacists could do – people just like me. I was able to see a great showcase for the youth and how they advance pharmacy and pharmaceutical profession on different sectors and places the world. I am very thankful to the FIP Foundation for the Ton Hoek Scholarship that made this FIP Congress experience possible.“