Are you are a pharmacist or student, registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland, or a specialist in the study of pharmacy?

You may be able to access funding from the CW Young Fund. The fund is for research and education projects that will promote and advance pharmacy, for the public benefit, in Northern Ireland. Applications are welcomed from those research projects which have outcomes based around pharmacy practice.

Award now open to receive applications.  Closing date Friday 17th May 2019 at 12 noon

Charles William Young, Head of Department of Pharmacy in Belfast College of Technology from 1929 -1960

You can apply to the C. W. Young  Fund if you are:

  • A Pharmacist or a student registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland
  • Or a specialist in the study of pharmacy.

The fund is for research and education projects that will promote and advance pharmacy (for the public benefit) in Northern Ireland through the award of scholarships, bursaries or maintenance allowances.

Click here for details on past recipients.

The C.W. Young Fund was established to recognise the services given by Mr Charles William Young (who died in 1963) to the education of pharmaceutical chemists. C. W. Young was head of the Department of Pharmacy in Belfast College of Technology from 1929 until 1960.

Application forms are reviewed and shortlisted by the Education, Training and Research Committee Members, who make recommendations to the Board of Trustees. Trustees are Elected Members of the Pharmacy Forum NI Board. Shortlisting of applications is based on the information provided in the application only, so please ensure your form is completed in full.

Trustees will grant no more £7,500 in any one year from the fund. No individual applicant can be funded to a total value exceeding £15,000 over 3 academic years.

Please note that Trustees reserve the right to reduce the amount of the award from that requested and that the Trustees decision is final with no right of appeal.

All applicants will be provided feedback on the application form submitted

We will process your personal data in accordance with data protection legislation [and our data protection/retention policies]. We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary.

Trustees will take steps to ensure that the funds are being used for the purpose requested through the receipt of reports on the usage of the funds.  The frequency of such reports will be project specific.  Details of the reporting requirements (and accounting details as appropriate) will form an integral part of the grant letter for successful applications.

Priority will be given to any research identified by the Pharmacy Forum NI as relevant to its work and Strategic objectives.

The Pharmacy Forum NI reserve the right to publish the details of any bursary awarded and also utilise and publish the outcomes from the research when completed.