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Prizes, awards and grants

Our prizes, awards and grants recognise the contributions of our members to pharmacology in all its forms and throughout their careers.


AJ Clark Studentship

This studentship enables scientists to carry out research in pharmacology leading to a PhD.

Ambassadors grant

This grant enables Society Ambassadors to promote pharmacology in their organisations.


This biennial lectureship gives pharmacologists the opportunity to give a lecture. Winners will present a lecture at one of our events and pharmacology departments across the UK.

Australasian Visitor

This lectureship gives pharmacologists the opportunity to give a lecture at the Australasian Society for Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology annual meeting, as well as other lectures and seminars during the course of the visit.

Awards Terms & Conditions

Information for prospective applicants for prizes and awards:

Bill Bowman Prize Lectureship

This biennial prize supports professional development of early career, non-clinical members. Winners will receive £500 plus expenses to give a lecture at a Society meeting.

BPS Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Prize, sponsored by AstraZeneca

This annual prize recognises members who are championing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. A generous donation of £1,000 from AstraZeneca will go to the winners, who will also have the opportunity to communicate their contribution.

BPS-ASCEPT Outstanding Early Career Investigator

This award provides a significant career-enhancing opportunity. Winners will receive the offer of a three week visit to Australia and up to £5,000 to cover costs of the trip.

B├╝lbring Award

This award supports members returning to work following a career break. Winners will receive up to £10,000.

Clinical events sponsorship

Members can request up to £2,500 sponsorship to help run clinical pharmacology meetings. You can use the funding to cover the cost of the venue, catering, AV, speaker expenses and prizes.