Pulse Award (Closed)

The Pulse Award funds existing podcasters who want to run features, episodes or short-form series that engage the public about science and health research. 

The award is a partnership between the British Podcast Awards and Wellcome.

Scheme at a glance 

This scheme is now closed

Funding amount:
Up to £5,000

Who can apply

To apply for a Pulse Award, you should have an existing podcast that has been running since at least 1st October 2018. Your podcast should be based in the UK or made for UK audiences.

For more eligibility criteria, and to find out what we’re looking for, visit the British Podcast Awards website

A Pulse Award provides up to £5,000 to pay for production resources (for example staffing and travel). 

For more information about what this money can be spent on visit the British Podcast Awards website

Applications are now closed. Successful candidates will be announced in the second week of December 2019. For more information, visit the British Podcast Awards website


Contact us

If you have a question, email info@britishpodcastawards.com