Young Scientist Prize

A £4,500 award recognising the outstanding work of a young investigator pursuing research into osteoporosis and/or fragility fractures.

The award consists: a £4,000 research grant to be used to further the research career of the recipient and could include, but is not limited to, IT equipment, funding a research project or attending conferences; and a £500 recognition gift.

The winner will be invited to receive the Prize and give a 15 minute presentation on their work and how they intend to utilise the Prize at the Charity's Osteoporosis Conference . The winner will also be invited to write an article for our quarterly health professional journal publication Osteoporosis Review.



How to Apply

To apply for the Young Scientist Prize, the following documents must be submitted:

  • A completed application form

  • A copy of your CV, including a publications and funding list.

Applications must be submitted electronically to

Deadline for Application Submission: We are currently not accepting applications.

Applications for the Young Scientist Prize 2018 will open again in association with Osteoporosis Conference 2018.


  • Applicant who has been involved in research activities for no more than 10 years. (Expected no more than 15 years’ experience from date of undergraduate degree graduation).
  • Applicant actively involved in research at a university, postgraduate institute, medical school or NHS trust in the UK or other British Islands.
  • Applicant must be a Professional Member of the National Osteoporosis Society (Membership application can accompany the award application).
  • Applicant needs to have potential to contribute in osteoporosis research and the charity's objectives.
  • Employees of pharmaceutical or commercial companies are not eligible to apply for this Prize.

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