Scholarship contest

Last updated on February 8, 2018

The deadline for Sharps Compliance’s semiannual scholarship is Friday, June 16, 2017. Undergraduate students studying healthcare at an accredited university this Fall are eligible to participate. First, second, and third prize winners will be selected to win $1,500, $1,000, and $750 scholarships, respectively.

Below is this semester’s essay topic:

“With the growing opioid epidemic and rising number of prescriptions in part due to the aging population in the United States, the DEA released new rules in 2014. These rules were created to help reduce the amount of unused and expired medications being used improperly. Discuss how the DEA rules and medication disposal methods can help prevent prescription drug abuse.”

Winners will be announced on July 14.

To submit scholarship essays and applications, students may email or mail to Attn: Michele Guzman, Sharps Compliance, Inc., 9220 Kirby Drive, Ste. 500, Houston, TX 77054.