Blaxall Valentine Trust Award


To help finance worldwide plant collecting in natural habitats and study expeditions that will provide real benefits to horticulture.


Open to applicants worldwide, but preference is given to United Kingdom and Commonwealth citizens. Applicants should satisfy the Society that their health enables them to undertake the project proposed. Financial sponsorship will be available to both professional and amateur horticulturists and consideration for an award is not restricted to RHS members. Proposals may be made by individuals or group of individuals.


  • Annual

Award Value

Funds are limited. High-cost projects are expected to receive supplementary finance from other sources, including personal contributions

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 for updated details)

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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