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Supporting architecture students

​Supporting architecture students

Students from the University of Sheffield with card sculptures

We believe that anyone dreaming of becoming an architect should have the opportunity to do so. You can help architecture students facing real financial hardship by making a donation today.

The length of architecture courses, along with the need for specialised materials, printing services and essential study trips, make architecture one of the most expensive professions to join. As a result talented, ambitious and driven young people are sadly being lost to the profession due to financial hardship.

We depend on the generosity of our supporters to make these grants. Applications have been increasing and we currently need £100,000 a year to meet the need. Please donate online today or download a donation form.

Student Stories

The RIBA Student Hardship Fund helps to make architecture accessible to all and over the last twenty years has assisted hundreds of the students most in need. The grants can have a big impact on students' lives and no-one is better placed to explain that than the recipients themselves. Find out how previous recipients of the RIBA Student Hardship Fund have been supported:

Student Hardship Fund - Matt's story

Student Hardship Fund - Kate's story

Student Hardship Fund - Joe's story

Get in touch

If you would like to discuss making a donation, fundraising for the RIBA Student Hardship Fund, or becoming an Education Patron, please do not hesitate to contact Roger Cooper on 020 7307 3817.

RIBA North West sponsored bike ride in aid of the RIBA Student Hardship Fund

Education Patrons

Thank you to our Education Patrons who generously support the RIBA Student Hardship Fund:

  • Feilden+Mawson
  • Formation Architects
  • Haworth Tompkins
  • JTP
  • Oliver Richards (Orms)
  • RIBA Doric Club
  • Rosenberg Memorial Fund

To become an Education Patron or to find out more information, please call 020 7307 3817.

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