Education Awards & Funding

Education Awards & funding

The RIBA offers a range of prizes, scholarships and bursaries designed to support and reward students, graduates, academics and practitioners.

These schemes are designed to support the work of the RIBA in promoting educational standards and encouraging students, academics and practitioners to exceed them.

Awards programme

RIBA Presidents Medals

Our student and academic awards recognise excellence in architectural education.


Student funding

Foster scholarship

We support students in financial hardship and run other sponsored scholarship schemes which enable greater opportunity for current architecture students.


Research funding


We run an annual funding scheme for independent research and support a PhD scholarship.


Other funding opportunities

The RIBA also has a comprehensive list of external organisations that offer funding and bursaries for students. Students are advised to research all funding available to them:

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