PhD Thesis Award

CRS PhD Thesis Award – Best Doctoral Thesis in Drug Delivery Research

We are inviting scientists who completed their PhD thesis in 2021 Drug Delivery Science to apply for the CRS PhD Thesis Award. This award serves to recognize outstanding doctoral research and scientific contributions to the multidisciplinary field of drug delivery.


  • Application deadline is  TBD
  • PhD thesis defense date - TBD
  • Nomination needs to be supported by the thesis supervisor(s) 
  • Nominee and supervisor need to be CRS Members 
  • Max. 1 candidate per department/supervisor per year 

Nomination Requirements - opening in 2023

Selection Process

The PhD Thesis Award Committee will make the selection of the awardee.


  • Will receive a certificate and monetary award 
  • Will present his/her research at the CRS Annual Meeting
  • Bronze and silver awards for the finalists / runners-up
  • Finalists will be presented on the CRS website 
  • Finalists will summarize their work as an invited paper in the Journal of Controlled Release

Past Recipients