Whitley Awards

Our flagship conservation prizes are won competitively following assessment by an expert academic panel and are worth £40,000 in project funding over one year. Also called ‘Green Oscars’, these high-profile Awards are presented by our patron, HRH The Princess Royal at the annual Whitley Awards Ceremony in London.

Applications for the Whitley Awards 2019 HAVE NOW CLOSED

Please bear with us as we administer the high volume of Whitley Award applications received. We’ll aim to confirm receipt of all applications by Friday November 9th.

WHEN CAN I APPLY for the Next Round of Funding?

Please check back in Summer 2019 for updates on applying for the 2020 Whitley Awards.


Please check back in Summer 2019 for detailed instructions on how to apply for 2020 Whitley Awards. You may also read these Guidance Notes from the 2019 application for insights on what the process entails. To see if you are eligible, please read here.

Please contact us if you have any queries about the Whitley Awards.