AJ Clark Studentship

This studentship enables scientists with degrees in pharmacology or related disciplines to carry out research in pharmacology leading to a PhD. Winners will receive around £100,000 over three years. One studentship is awarded each year and is fully funded by the Society.


  • Year 1 – £18,527 in London and £18,622 elsewhere;
  • Year 2 – £19,489 in London and £18,622 elsewhere;
  • Year 3 – £20,432 in London and £18,622 elsewhere.

Other costs:

  • Research costs - up to £10,000 per year;
  • Up to £1,000 per year to support attendance at non-Society meetings;
  • Course fees paid at the rate applicable to UK students.


  • The candidate will have a degree in pharmacology or a related discipline and be intending to carry out research in pharmacology leading to the degree of PhD in a recognised department in the UK or Ireland
  • The primary supervisor must be a Society member of at least 3 years' standing
  • The student will have been involved in the preparation of the project proposal
  • The Society is committed to increasing the diversity of its award recipients. Excellent candidates are encouraged to apply, especially those from under-represented groups


The deadline to apply for the 2024 award is 31 October 2023. Please complete the application form before applying below.

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