The Dawn Jolliffe Botanical Art Bursary


To assist a botanical artist with the cost of exhibiting at one of the RHS shows or to travel in order to paint plants in their habitats.

The award was set up by the RHS on behalf of Mr Brian Jolliffe, who established the award in memory of his wife Dawn Jolliffe, a keen botanical artist.


Preference is given to botanical artists who are not yet established. Please note that submission of an application is dependent on notification from the RHS Picture Commitee that an applicant's botanical artwork is of a sufficient standard. For full details please contact the secretary of the picture commitee Tel No. 0207 821 3051.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

Restricted to £1,000 annually, to be divided between two or more botanical artists

Application procedure

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

Closing date

June 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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