Awards and competitions
Proud of your work in IT? Our awards and competitions are here to give you greater recognition of your commitment and professional excellence.
Our awards programme
UK IT Industry Awards
Setting the benchmark for outstanding performance in the business, these awards recognise exceptional projects, people and technologies that have progressed the industry. There are four categories: Personal, Organisational, Project and Technology
BCS IT & Digital Apprenticeship Awards
These awards celebrate rising stars in IT & Digital, acknowledging the talents and achievements of Apprentices, T Level students and Boot Camp learners in all digital disciplines.
The Lovelace Medal is one of the UK's highest accolades in computing. The award recognises outstanding contribution to the advancement of IT and the winner is given the opportunity to speak about their work as host of our annual Lovelace Lecture.
Roger Needham Award
The Roger Needham Award is made annually for distinguished research contribution by a UK based researcher with up to 10 years post-doctoral research. The winner presents their work at the annual Roger Needham Lecture
Honorary Fellowship Award
Honorary Fellowship is awarded to individuals who’ve made an outstanding contribution to BCS, over a considerable length of time, helping us meet our charitable objects.
Distinguished Fellowship Award
This award is given to individuals whose contribution to computing is seen in terms of major importance to the overall development of computing, with substantial personal recognition through peer review over a substantial and sustained career.
This annual award is given to inspirational people who have made an outstanding contribution to making IT good for society.
Each year, we work with the Conference of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC) to award the best UK PhD/DPhil dissertations in computer science, raising the profile of the significant contribution made by postgraduate students in the UK.