The Kew Guild Award Scheme

The object of the Award Scheme is to help members of the Kew Guild further their education or widen their interest in horticulture.

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Rules of the Award Scheme

ANYONE who is a current member of the Kew Guild and has been a member for at least one year is eligible to apply to the scheme for an award. The Award Scheme Committee meets in March and July to review applications.

Please read these important notes before completing the application form.

Kew Guild Awards are available to members of the Guild to:

  • assist purposeful travel (fares and subsistence)
  • assist members further education
  • assist in the purchase of books and equipment
  • pay tuition or examination fees
  • provide grants to aid publication of specialist books or papers
  • provide financial assistance to enable attendance at Kew Guild and other horticultural events
  • assist other projects which the Award Scheme finds acceptable

The Kew Guild Award Scheme intends to honour the letter and spirit of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES), and other international, regional and national laws and policies concerning biodiversity.

The closing dates for receipt of completed application forms are 28th February and 30th June. Applications are considered by the Awards Committee in March and July of each year.

  • The application form must be clearly handwritten or typed.
  • All supporting papers must be presented as A4 – unstapled and unbound.

Completed application forms and accompanying papers should be sent to:

Marcella at:

Marcella needs both an electronic copy AND a signed hard-copy, addressed to:

Marcella Corcoran
Kew Guild Award Scheme Secretary

Application Forms

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