How to Apply for an AAPS Award

Before you begin your award nomination, we strongly recommend the following:

Read and have a copy of the award description and required documents needed for the award to which you are applying.

Look in the AAPS Awards Guide for award descriptions and lists of required documents.

Plan to spend 20-30 minutes to submit your application online. AAPS has a new submission site based on completing tasks. Make sure you read all instructions and complete all tasks. 

Have the nominee's AAPS Membership ID number available (if AAPS Membership is required for the desired award).

Have a photo of the nominee available for submitting with the application.

Review the online submission instructions.


Apply in time!


Additional Important Deadlines:
  • Award Notifications Sent: July 23, 2018
  • Abstract-based Award Notifications Sent: August 3, 2018
  • Appeal Submission Deadline: July 30, 2018

Ready to submit your application?


Please Note: 
AAPS strongly recommends contacting the AAPS Awards Team well in advance of any deadline for clarification about a particular award’s requirements. 


Call for Award Reviewers

AAPS seeks award reviewer volunteers to serve on the AAPS Awards Selection Committee

AAPS is excited to be launching a brand new awards program this year! The program has been designed by the AAPS Awards Committee to bring attention to and celebrate the most impactful AAPS members who serve as role models in the pharmaceutical science community.

You can help!

If you are an AAPS member with more than 8 years of experience as a pharmaceutical scientist (academic, industrial, regulatory or other capacity), please consider volunteering to join a Selection Committee.

Available Positions: There is a total of up to 5 available volunteer positions to be seated on committees of 5-7 people, each requiring a relatively small amount of volunteer time in June-July. Selection of committee members will be based on responses to the application submitted.

Ready to apply?
Submit your application online by April 10, 2018. All applicants will be notified about the application status after April 18, 2019.

Submit Reviewer Application

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Propose a New AAPS Award

You can propose a new award for AAPS! The AAPS Awards Committee receives, reviews, and completes development of all proposals for new AAPS Awards. The Board of Directors makes the final decision in creating an award, with input from the Awards Committee. You can find more details about this process in the Awards Guide.

The deadline to propose an award for 2019 is November 30, 2018.

AAPS Fellowships

Each year, AAPS elevates a few members to Fellow Status in recognition of their professional excellence and sustained superior impact in fields relevant to AAPS’s mission: to advance the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health.


You can help an emerging scientist! Please contact Kate Hawley to learn more about how to support the awards programs.

Past Award Recipients

View the Awards Program