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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.


Schachter Award

31 Jan 2019

This award supports postgraduate members to visit a laboratory to learn a new technique. Winners will receive up to £1,850 to cover the costs of travel, accommodation and food.

Engagement grants

01 Jan 2019

This grant supports the innovative pharmacology outreach and public engagement activities. Winners receive up to £1,500.

AJ Clark Studentship

31 Oct 2018

This studentship enables scientists to carry out research in pharmacology leading to the degree of PhD.

Meeting and event grants

30 Sep 2018

Up to £2,500 is available to members of the Society to organise independent meetings, events and symposia.

Student events and lectures sponsorship

29 Sep 2018

Members can apply for up to £250 to help towards the costs of a speaker and networking event. You can explore topics in depth and share ideas with your peers.

BSc Pharmacology Prize

31 Aug 2018

This prize celebrates final year BSc and MSci students at universities in the UK and Ireland. Winners will receive £500.

Teaching grants

31 Aug 2018

This grant supports the creation or development of educational tools and resources. Winners will receive up to £6,000.

Student Contribution to Pharmacology

01 Jul 2018

This prize recognises students' contributions to pharmacology.


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.

AstraZeneca Prize for Women in Pharmacology

This prize celebrates women in pharmacology. Winners will receive £2,000 and have the opportunity to present a lecture at one of our meetings.