Awards and Grants


The Society has three annual awards for outstanding contributions to mycology by young scientists, the Berkeley Award, the Microscopy Award and the Howard Eggins Award.

The Benefactors' Medal is awarded to those persons who have given outstanding service to the Society.

The John Webster Award is made in recognition of an outstanding contribution to fungal research


Applications may be made to the Society for Small Grants, up to £500 to support all aspects of mycology.

Young members of the Society are also eligible for grants to support attendance at meetings of the Society. 

Undergraduate Student Bursaries

These are awarded annually to support short (maximum of 10 weeks) research projects during the summer vacation.

Eunice Jones Bequest Fund

The Eunice Jones Bequest was kindly created by Eunice Jones in 2013 in memory of her parents. The trust specifically aims to help BMS postgraduate student members in their research by offering financial assistance for visits to other laboratories in the UK and abroad.


Applicants for BMS financial support must have held BMS membership for a minimum of 6 months prior to applying for any of the Awards/Grants/Bursaries/Funds offered.