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What is it? The Bill Madddams BCSS Travel Award is a competitive £1,000 award towards travel expenses for a student who has to find funds for an expedition, connected with cacti or other succulent plants, which has to be undertaken as part of studies connected with the achievement of a botanical qualification.

Who is eligible? Any student registered with a UK educational establishment for studies relating to botany.

How does one enter? Eligible students are invited to send in an entry giving their CV, details of their present course of study and details of their proposed project relating to cacti or other succulent plants. The contact details of two referees should also be given.

How will the award decision be made? The members of the BCSS Research Committee and BCSS Conservation Committee will consider the submissions and decide the winner.

Dates. The Award will be made annually. The last date for receipt of entries this year is 31st December 2019.

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Other grants available. Students are encouraged to submit a project proposal on research or conservation of cacti or other succulent plants, now or in their future careers. Conservation Grants and Research Grants