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 holder of the Madan award may be eligible to apply for association with Wolfson College, 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.