Developmental Psychology Section

Awards and Funding

The Developmental Psychology Section has a number of generous funding schemes to support researchers at all career levels in their research. Generally, these are available only to Developmental Psychology Section members. To join the section, click here.

Further details, information about making an application and forms for our awards and funding schemes can be found by clicking on the links below. 


Our Funding Schemes and Awards:

Research Funding

International Collaborations Scheme

Workshop Funding Scheme

BPS Research Board Funding and Awards

International Conference Symposium Scheme


Enabling Research grant scheme

Our 2016 recipient of the Enabling Research Grant Scheme was Amanda Carr who was awarded £4770 for her project ‘Digital infants: The effect of touch screen technology on executive function and joint attention. 


Prizes and Awards

Distinguished Contributions Award

The Neil O'Connor Award

Margaret Donaldson Early Career Prize

Student Conference Bursaries