Grants, Prizes and Awards
Grants & Bursaries
We promote the advancement of biomedical science through grants and bursaries that support original research, enable members to access IBMS qualifications and events and develop their public engagement skills.
Supporting original research of IBMS members in the UK and overseas
For biomedical science support staff hoping to undertake an IBMS Certificate of Achievement
Prizes and Awards
We recognise our members' achievements through prizes and awards that celebrate their knowledge and skills
The Mary Macdonald Congress Award is awarded biennially and used to sponsor 20 places at IBMS Congress.
Celebrating the achievements of IBMS accredited degree course graduates
Awarded to IBMS member achieving the highest mark in each specialist subject of the Higher Specialist Diploma exam
Awarded to IBMS member achieving the highest mark across all disciplines in the IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma exam
Diploma of Expert Practice Prize
Awarded to IBMS member achieving the highest mark in the Diploma of Expert Practice exam
Advanced Specialist Diploma Prize
Awarded to IBMS member achieving the highest mark in the Advanced Specialist Diploma exam
Cyril Sanders Memorial Award
Awarded for the best CPD review return by an IBMS member at RSciTech level
We recognise dedicated service to the IBMS and the profession through our Life and Honorary Memberships and Honorary Fellowship of the IBMS
Life Membership and Honorary Membership
Recognises exceptional levels of an IBMS member's commitment over a significant period of time
Recognises non-members of high repute and distinction who have made a significant impact on the profession, the organisation or healthcare.
Access Science Council professional registers
Professional registration with the Science Council captures the knowledge and experience that are sought after by employers and demanded by the public, demonstrating your commitment to high ethical standards and continuing professional development (CPD).