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

Two of those 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

A fourth prize was created to recognize the organization and performance of sessions that enhance interdisciplinary interactions (with an inclusion of history or sociology of science and technology) at ISHPSSB biennial meetings: