GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Fellowship in Regulatory Affairs and Policy (FGHRAP)


The Howard University College of Pharmacy, in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals (GSK) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), have developed a Fellowship in Regulatory Affairs and Policy (FGHRAP). This is a comprehensive program designed to develop highly component pharmacy professionals in regulatory affairs and policy. 

The FGHRAP program seeks to attract qualified candidates with a background in the field of pharmacy, such as PharmD degree holders, who wish to gain hands on experience in regulatory affairs and policy by working alongside FDA and industry professionals to address real-world challenges. 


We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have three global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines, and consumer healthcare products. Our goal is to be one of the world's most innovative, best performing, and trusted healthcare companies. Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and help define our culture so that together we can deliver extraordinary things for our patients and consumers and make GSK a brilliant place to work. Our values are Patient Focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity. Our expectations are Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork. 


  • Fellows will spend a predetermined time at Howard University, GSK and the FDA. 
  • Fellows will matriculate in the Law School for Legislation & Regulation and Administrative Law. 

They will also advance their knowledge on research and design methods, sit on the Institutional Review Board, complete a teaching certificate, and sit for the Regulatory Affairs Certificate examination. In addition, the fellow will gain on the job experience and participate in at least three rotational assignments at GSK and then close their experience with a six-month rotation at the FDA in either patient labeling or regulatory policy. 


  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent 
  • Official Transcript 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 


Graduated with PharmD or Ph.D. from Howard University