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Member Benefit LogoThere has never been a more exciting time to be part of the open exchange of knowledge from pharmaceutical scientists in academia, industry, government, and other institutions worldwide. As the foremost international, interdisciplinary community of pharmaceutical scientists, AAPS membership puts you at the center of it all and gives you the access to people, information, and opportunities that will strengthen your career.

Be Recognized in the Pharmaceutical Science Industry

March 2015

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) provides many extraordinary opportunities for members to receive financial support for travel and education through the AAPS Awards, Fellows, and Travelships program. If you’re not familiar with this member benefit, take a few moments to learn more!


The AAPS Awards Program provides a wonderful opportunity for scientists and graduate students to be recognized and honored for their valuable contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences. Award winners are acknowledged each year during the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference or the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition during the opening ceremony.

Various awards, each with specific criteria and monetary levels, are available. For more information, visit the AAPS Awards webpage.


The AAPS Fellows Program demonstrates the strong commitment AAPS has to recognizing select AAPS members through their designation as Fellow. The primary criterion for election to Fellow status is professional excellence in the fields relevant to the mission of AAPS. It is also based on the individual's documented sustained level of superior and distinguished professional achievement and contributions in a relevant field.

Nominees must be current AAPS members. More details, including nomination guidelines and samples, can be found on the AAPS Fellows webpage. AAPS is currently accepting applications through March 27, 2015.


AAPS Travelships are available to enable individuals to travel to the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference and AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to present their research. Travelships are competitive. Applicants must submit an abstract in accordance with the AAPS Call for Papers.

Travelships are available with varying funding levels. Please visit the AAPS Travelship webpage to submit an application or to obtain specific details.

As an AAPS member, you can be recognized for your contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences. Apply for one of these prestigious awards today! For a full listing of programs, visit the Awards, Fellows, and Travelships webpage.