EA Bowles Memorial Bursary


To aid a project regarding the horticultural work of EA Bowles, his garden at Myddelton House, Essex, or one of his particular horticultural interests, e.g., bulbs or alpines.

The award was set up by the EA Bowles of Myddleton House Society in memory of EA Bowles VMH, one of the most eminent plantsmen of the first-half of the 20th century. Recipients must submit a brief factual report within 3 months of completion, along with an outline of achievements or difficulties, including any unusual problems e.g. medical or political and an account of expenses.


The award is open to students and trainees in horticulture and relevant related topics, e.g., garden history and design. There are no age restrictions.

Quantity Available



  • Every 2 years

Award Value

UK £500

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an application form available on request. Application forms can be downloaded from the RHS website external link.

Closing date

December 15th, March 31st, June 30th or September 30th (check with website)

Study Level

  • Unrestricted

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is a membership charity holding a Royal Charter for horticulture. The Society promotes the science, art and practice of horticulture in all its branches through a wide range of educational, research and advisory activities. It also maintains some major gardens, shows and the internationally renowned Lindley Library.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) by using the links below.


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