Conservation & Research

Applications for BCSS Grants

Conservation Grants

The BCSS Conservation Committee invites applications for grants for research projects. Applications should be submitted electronically with an outline of the proposed project and details of the costs, to the Conservation Committee SecretaryThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A grant will normally be up to a maximum of £2,000 although larger amounts can be granted in exceptional circumstances.

Research Grants

The BCSS Research Committee invites applications for grants for research projects that will provide new information on the biology, propagation or cultivation of succulent plants. Research proposals with immediate and direct application to the interests of the BCSS membership are a priority. A grant will normally be up to a maximum of £2,000 although larger amounts can be granted in exceptional circumstances.

Applications should be submitted electronically to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Proposals should indicate the proposer's experience and publications, the name of a referee, the current state of knowledge on the topic, the proposal and methods (maximum two sides A4), time scale, the amount requested and the use of the requested money.

Please indicate if funding is being or has been sought from other awarding bodies and whether or not such applications have been successful or not.

At the end of the project successful applicants will be required to provide a short confidential report to the Research Committee together with an article to be published in the BCSS Journal CactusWorld or Bradleya.

Successful applicants will be required, at the end of the research, to provide a short confidential report to the Sub-Committee. Also an article will be required which will be published in the BCSS Journal or Bradleya.

Any questions or enquires should be directed to the relevant contact above.

Students may apply for the The Bill Maddams BCSS Travel Award