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 dissemination of botanical knowledge and protection of 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 the Polish Botanical Society grants the Medal of Professor Zygmunt Czubiński for outstanding scientific works which constitute regional monographic geobotanical publications.

A special way to award the Polish Botanical Society members is to grant them the status of a honorary member.