STEP, CYCLE, SWING for Student Scholarships

STEP, CYCLE, SWING for Student Scholarships will take place August 1-31, 2021.

Step Up for Students, an additional one-day fundraising event, will begin at 8:00 am
Saturday, August 21
and end at 8:00 am Sunday, August 22.


How Does It Work?

June 15 Registration Opens
  • Sign up to participate with a $50 donation to the IPA Foundation.
    • Students can sign up with a $10 donation!
Late July T-Shirts Mailed
  • Receive a newly-designed (and SUPER soft) t-shirt for this year’s fundraiser. 
August 1-31 
  • Wearing your t-shirt, get active and post a picture on social media with the hashtags #IPAforStudentScholarships and #StepCycleSwing.
  • Each post is an entry in a drawing for a $100 Visa gift card!  
August 21
Step Up for Students 
  • Participate in an additional one-day fundraising event!
  • ​Pharmacists are paired with a student pharmacist and pledge to donate $0.01 for each step taken by their sponsored student pharmacist during the 24-hour period.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the teams with the highest step totals!  
September 1 Impact & Winners Announced 
  • Total money raised for student scholarships and winners of both contests will be announced on social media. 

Step Up for Students (Saturday, August 21)

For those who wish to make an even bigger impact, IPA will host a one-day Step Up for Students contest on Saturday, August 21. Pharmacists and student pharmacists can sign up to participate when making their donation for STEP, CYCLE, SWING.

Pharmacists are paired with a student pharmacist and pledge to sponsor $0.01 for each step taken by their sponsored student pharmacist over a 24-hour period from 8:00 AM Saturday, August 21 to 8:00 AM Sunday, August 22 (Up to 20,000 total steps). Step counts must be submitted via Google Forms by midnight on the 22nd.

View 2021 Pairings

Average Steps for 60 minutes of Physical Activity

Donation at $0.01 Per Step

Walking, 3mph 6,000 steps $60.00
Running, 10-minute mile 13,320 steps $133.20
Bicycling, 13 mph 10,680 steps $106.80
Golfing, riding in cart 4,680 steps $46.80
Kayaking 9,120 steps $91.20
Swimming, moderate 12,720 steps $127.20
Yoga 6,660 steps $66.60
Averages calculated by

Thank You Sponsors