The RHS Environmental Bursary


Established in 2008 with the principal aim of encouraging an environmentally focused horticultural project.

Recipients must submit a factual report within 3 months of completion.


Application is open to UK nationals and to foreign nationals resident in the UK, subject to the general conditions of application. There are no age restrictions. Applicants should be able to satisfy the Society that their health enables them to undertake the proposed project. Financial scholarship is available to both professional and amateur horticulturists and consideration for an award is not restricted to RHS members. Proposals may be made by individual or groups.

Quantity Available




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)

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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