See the respective websites for information on application, nomination and eligibility.

Countries in brackets indicate the location of the organization awarding the prize.

AALAS - American Association for Laboratory Animal Science -  Griffin Award (USA)

Aarhus University 3Rs Prize (Aarhus, Denmark)

Animal Free Research UK Pioneer Award (UK)

Animal Welfare Institute Refinement Research Award (USA)

Animal Welfare Institute Implementing Refinement Grant (USA)

ALTEX Prize (Switzerland)

Aotearoa New Zealand Three Rs Awards (New Zealand)

Björn Ekwall Memorial Award (Sweden)

CAAT Founders Award (USA)

CAAT Recognition Award (USA)

CAAT Reduction and Refinement Award (USA)

CAAT Next Generation Humane Science Award (USA)

Charles River Laboratories' Excellence in Refinement Award (USA)

Colgate Palmolive Grant for Alternative Research (USA)

Colgate Palmolive Grant for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods (USA)

Colgate Palmolive Grant for Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in In Vitro Toxicology (USA)

Danish 3R-prize (Denmark)

Descroix-Vernier EthicScience Prize (France)

Doerenkamp-Zbinden Prize (Switzerland)

Egon Naef Foundation 3R Prize (Switzerland)

EPAA Refinement Prize (EU)           

EPAA 3Rs Science Prize (EU)

EthicScience Prize (France)

Felix-Wankel-Tierschutz-Forschungspreis (Germany)

Forschungspreis "Ersatz- und Ergänzungsmethoden zum Tierversuch" (Baden Württemberg, Germany)

Forschungspreis zur Erforschung von Alternativen zum Tierversuch (Hamburg, Germany)

Forschungspreis zur Erforschung von Ersatz- und Ergänzungsmethoden für Tierversuche (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)

Global 3Rs Awards Program (USA)

Griffith University 3Rs Award (Australia)

Henry Spira Award (USA)

Herbert-Stiller-Förderpreis (Germany)

Hugo van Poelgeest prijs (Netherlands)

Humane Society of the United States Russell and Burch Award (USA)

International Society of Transgenic Technologies 3Rs prize (USA)

Japanese Society for Alternatives to Animal Experiments (JSAAE) Award (Japan)

LUSH Prize (UK)

Maria Sibylla Merian Fellowship (Germany)

NC3Rs International 3Rs prize (UK)

Nordic Prize for Alternatives to Animal Experiments (Denmark, Finland, Sweden)

Norecopa’s 3R Prize (Norway)

PETA Science Consortium International e.V. (Germany)

Preis des Landes Berlin zur Förderung der Erforschung von Ersatz- und Ergänzungsmethoden für Tierversuche in Forschung und Lehre (Berlin, Germany)

SGV - Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Versuchstierkunde - Award (Switzerland)

SOT Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award (USA)

Swiss 3RCC 3Rs Award (Switzerland)

Tierschutz-Forschungspreis (Germany)

UFAW 3Rs Award (UK)     

University of Western Australia 3Rs Animal Ethics Award (Australia)

University of Zurich 3R Award (Zurich, Switzerland)

Ursula M. Händel-Tierschutzpreis (Germany)

William and Eleanor Cave Award (USA)     

Willy van Heumenprijs (The Netherlands)  


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Last update February 28, 2024.