Major Grants

A number of major awards, up to a maximum of £2,000 each, are offered. Several of these take the form of named awards:

  • an award associated with the name of the late Barry Bloomfield, sometime President of the Society
  • one or more awards associated with the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association, which has generously contributed to the fund
  • the Katharine F. Pantzer Jr Research Scholarship of up to £1,500
  • the Fredson Bowers award of $1,500 funded by the Bibliographical Society of America
  • the Falconer Madan award of £500 in conjunction with the Oxford Bibliographical Society for research undertaken in Oxford libraries or, under certain circumstances, conducted elsewhere upon topics connected with Oxford.

The named awards may be supplemented from the Society's research funds to a maximum total of £2,000 each.

General Guidelines for Applicants and the application forms for the Major Grants can be downloaded from the page for Application Procedure.