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The RHS offers a number of bursaries each year to assist horticulturists in financing specific projects, including overseas travel.
Priority is given to professional horticulturists and student gardeners, but applications are also considered from serious amateur gardeners, botanists and other related professions and institutions.
There are a number of different bursaries available covering all aspects of horticulture.
This award was established to fund groups and individuals undertaking the exploration of plants.
Find out more about the Blaxall Valentine Award
The British Clematis Society Bursary is designed to give financial assistance to professional and student horticulturists or botanists who have an enthusiasm for Clematis and want to carry out research on, for example, classification, physiology or diseases of the genus.
Find out more about the British Clematis Society Bursary
The Cottage Garden Society Bursary is available for horticultural purposes in connection with cottage gardens and/or cottage garden plants.
Find out more about the Cottage Garden Society Bursary
Coke Trust Awards are granted to professional gardeners and students to help further their horticultural training.
Find out more about the Coke Trust Awards
This bursary offers up to £1,000 to help botanical artists paint or draw plants in their natural habitats.
Find out more about the Dawn Jolliffe Botanical Art Bursary
This £500 biennial award is granted to students and trainees to help aid projects based on the interests of E A Bowles.
Find out more about the E A Bowles Memorial Bursary
The Eric Cheseldine Memorial Award is granted for horticultural projects/conference attendance connected primarily with orchids – an interest of the late Eric Cheseldine.
Find out more about the Eric Cheseldine Memorial Award
The Gurney Wilson Awards were set up to fund a range of horticultural projects or closely-related subjects.
Find out more about the Gurney Wilson Awards
Up to £1,000 is available to help support the studying or plants and/or trees in their natural habitat.
Find out more about the Jimmy Smart Memorial Bursary
The Osaka Travel Award aims to encourage cross-cultural horticultural ideas between Japan and the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Find out more about the Osaka Travel Award
The National Gardens Scheme (NGS) offers a bursary in memory of Elspeth Thompson who died in 2010. The bursary is administered by the RHS.
Find out more about the National Gardens Scheme Elspeth Thompson Bursary
This bursary is used to support horticulturists in their practical training and undertaking study trips abroad to improve their horticultural knowledge.
Learn more about the RHS General Bursary
Awarded to aspiring photographers to support the cost of mounting an exhibition at an RHS London Flower Show.
Find out more about the RHS Photographic Bursary for Exhibiting
This bursary helps support horticultural trainees undertaking practical work experience in a recognised public garden.
Find out more about the Susan Pearson Bursary
Up to £1,000 is available to gardeners and horticultural students to help develop their career.
Find out more about the William Rayner Bursary
RHS/ The Garden Club of America Interchange Fellowship is an exchange scholarship that offers financial aid towards a year of post graduate study or a non-academic practical work placement in the United States.
Find out more about this scholarship
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Find out more about projects undertaken thanks to the financial support of RHS Bursaries in our newsletters.
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Take your love of horticulture one step further and earn a qualification with the RHS. Study at a choice of locations across the UK, or at your own pace at home.
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