Grants & Merit Awards
The American Conifer Society presents:
Annually the American Conifer Society presents two awards at the National Meeting in the summer to individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of conifer propagation and collecting – the Harper Award – and for contributions to the ACS itself – the Snyder Award.
Awarded to a public institution that has demonstrated its support of the development, conservation and propagation of conifers.
The ACS Scholarship
The American Conifer Society annually offers a $2500 scholarship to a worthy candidate pursuing a career in horticulture who has demonstrated an interest in conifers.
The ACS Research Award
The purpose of the fund is to facilitate and support fundamental and applied research in the field of conifers in accordance with the mission as stated in the Constitution of the Society. Research may include, but is not limited to, propagation methods and techniques, plant pathology, and plant identification methods,
The ACS National Reference Garden Award
Each year the ACS awards a $3,000 grant to one of the four ACS Regions to assist with a development of an ACS Reference Garden.