Apply for an RHS Bursary

Your adventure starts here – turn your dream into reality and apply for an RHS Bursary

Important notice

Applications must be submitted three months before projects
are due to take place and application deadlines are set out below:

Application closing date Application considered by
RHS Bursaries Committee
31 December February
31 March May
30 June July
30 September November

Bursary recipient

Applying for an RHS Bursary

Download and complete one of the application forms below:

Submitting applications

Completed application forms must be submitted by email with required accompanying documents to [email protected] taking account of the deadlines mentioned above.  

Bursary funds

If your application is successful, you will be allocated funding from one of the many bursary funds that have been kindly donated to the RHS.

Got a question for the Bursaries team?

Get in touch with our dedicated team and they’ll help get you started:

Telephone: 01483 479719
Email: [email protected]

Horticultural bursaries and grants

We offer funding for all manner of horticulture projects including voluntary work placements, plant exploration trips and more thanks to our generous supporters.

Find out more

Courses & workshops

Learn a new skill or brush up on old ones with a workshop or short course with the RHS.

Find a course

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.