The KHS administers the following seven Awards.
These are presented during the KHS Annual Meeting when suitable candidates for each are selected or judged by the Awards Committee.
|Bronze Salamander Award – A bronze salamander on a walnut base; exemplary long-term service to the KHS|
|The Suzanne L. & Joseph T. Collins Award – $1,000 and a commemorative plaque; best paper/presentation (even years) or photograph (odd years)|
|Howard K. Gloyd-Edward H. Taylor Scholarship – $300; Educational scholarship|
|Alan H. Kamb Grant for Research on Kansas Snakes – $300; Best research proposal on Kansas snakes|
|Henry S. Fitch-Dwight R. Platt Award for Excellence in Field Herpetology – $200; For exemplary herpetological fieldwork in Kansas|
|George Toland Award for Ecological Research on North American Herpetofauna – $200; Best research proposal on Kansas herp ecology|
|Walter Meshaka Award for Excellence in Ecology – $100; Best poster presented at the KHS Annual Meeting|