The ISHPSSB awards three prizes at its biennial meetings to recognize excellent achievements in the fields covered by the society. Each prize is named after a pivotal and dearly missed member of the Society and the broader academic community.

Two prizes are aimed at graduate students, to recognize outstanding papers presented at a previous ISHPSSB meeting:

To recognize extraordinary contribution to scholarship, and service that promotes interdisciplinary connections between history, philosophy, social studies, and biology, the society awards the