Humane Care Recognition

Charles River is committed to funding organizations and projects that support the objectives of the Humane Care Imperative. The support includes awards and scholarships, lectures, and support of national and international organizations:

  • AWARDS

    Explore our awards that recognize those who share our commitment to humane care. Learn more

    • Charles River Prize
    • Charles River Medallion
    • Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange (LAWTE) Poster Awards
    • Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing – Charles River Excellence in Refinement Award
    • Lab Animal Specialist Travel Award
  • SCHOLARSHIP

    Charles River Short Course Scholarship

    The Charles River CHARTER (Commitment to Human Animal Research Through Excellence and Responsibility) Program is proud to sponsor a limited number of scholarships for the Charles River Short Course on laboratory animal science. If you are currently a first or second year resident in an ACLAM-recognized training program or a veterinarian or veterinary technician with less than 5 years’ experience and working full-time in a research animal facility, please consider applying for a scholarship for the Charles River Short Course.

    Download the scholarship application

  • CHARTER PROGRAM

    The Charles River CHARTER (Commitment to Humane Animal Research Through Excellence and Responsibility) program is committed to funding organizations and projects that support the objectives of the Humane Care Initiative. Learn more