For notable achievements in the science of botany the Polish Botanical Society awards a person the Medal of Professor Władysław Szafer. For a contribution to the spread of botanical knowledge and for the protection of the flora the Medal of Professor Bolesław Hryniewiecki is awarded. The PBS’s Award for young scientific workers is granted to young Polish scientists for a publication of remarkable scientific quality. Since 2001 the Poznań Division of PBS grants the Medal of Professor Zygmunt Czubiński for outstanding scientific works which constitute regional monographic geobotanical publications. A special way to award PBS members is to grant them the status of a honorary member.