Young Members Grant

Young Members Grants are available to support current young members to attend BMS Meetings and Forays.


Applicants must be under 25 years of age, and must have been a BMS member for at least 6 months prior to application.

What is covered by the grant?

Awards are given as a voucher providing a discount on accommodation and other charges as set out on the British Mycological Society booking form.  Travel expenses will not be met. Only one award will be made to an applicant in any one calendar year. Applications must be received at least two months before the nominated meeting and may be submitted prior to the publication of a booking form.

How to apply

Please download and complete the Application form: pdf.gif


Seminar Grants

Seminar grants are available to support speakers at UK university seminar programmes. The topic must be on an aspect of fungal biology and the university must provide evidence of teaching and research programmes in mycology. The maximum grant available is £100. There is no formal application and applicants should contact the administrator at with details of the venue and travel.


Applicants for BMS financial Grants must have been an active BMS member for a minimum of 6 months prior to applying for any of the Grants/Bursaries/Funds offered.