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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.

Awards Terms & Conditions

Information for prospective applicants for prizes and awards:

Bill Bowman Prize

This biennial prize supports the professional development of early career, non-clinical members. Recipients are awarded £500, a lecture at a Society meeting, and up to £5,000 to support a research visit to Australasia - funded by BPS & ASCEPT.

BPS Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Prize, sponsored by AstraZeneca

This annual prize recognises members who are championing Equity, 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.

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.

Clinical Undergraduate Prize

This prize recognises the achievements of medical students studying pharmacology and clinical pharmacology. Winners will receive £100.

Drug Discovery of the Year

This prize rewards the achievements of teams of scientists who discover new drugs.

Dunlop Prize Lectureship

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