The Canadian Society of Pharmacology & Therapeutics (CSPT) offers a number of competitive research awards as well as bursaries.


Award candidates must be CSPT members in good standing both at the time of nomination and at the time of award presentation. Candidates are nominated by CSPT members and selected annually by an elected awards committee. Awards are presented at the annual CSPT meeting where selected award recipients are given the opportunity to deliver a presentation of their recent research.


Application Deadlines 

All Awards (except publication awards): November 30 of each year unless otherwise indicated. **The nomination deadline for the 2016 calendar year has been extended until February 28, 2017.



Publication Awards: February 28 of the year following publication


Travel Bursaries: Upon submission of an abstract for that year’s conference 



Nominations and applications can be submitted to Please refer to each award for application criteria.


Senior Scientist Award
Piafsky Young Investigator Award
Distinguished Service and Education Award
Postdoctoral Award
Clinical Fellowship Award
Canadian Publication Award
Publication Award
Trainee Presentation Awards