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​RIBA Part 1 and 2 Bursaries

The aim of the RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 Bursaries is to provide long term financial support to architecture students who demonstrate talent and commitment to their studies who might struggle to cover the costs of living and course related expenditure. The schemes have been made possible by generous donations to the RIBA from the Walter Parker Trust, the Rosenberg Memorial Fund and the Ayyub Malik Trust; as well as monies raised through the RIBA Education Fund.

Applications for the 2021 RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 Bursaries are now open.

RIBA Part 1 Bursary

To be eligible to apply for a RIBA Part 1 Bursary, students must currently be enrolled in the first year of a RIBA Part 1 course in the UK. Recipients of these bursaries will receive a maximum of £6,000 distributed in £1,000 termly instalments throughout the second and third years of study. Successful part-time applicants will receive the same maximum amount in payments proportionate to the length of studies.

If you would like to apply, please read the guidance notes carefully and complete an application form.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 28 May 2021. Application forms should be submitted with all required supporting documentation in one email to student.support@riba.org

A checklist of the supporting documentation you need to provide can be found in Section 8 of the application form.

Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

The RIBA is committed to driving equity, inclusion, and diversity within architectural education. To help us monitor and achieve this, we would be grateful if you could complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and enclose with your application. This form will be separated from your application upon receipt and will not be included in the assessment process. The information provided here will be treated as confidential and will be used strictly for the purposes of monitoring equal opportunities and for no other purpose.

RIBA Part 2 Bursary

To be eligible to apply for a RIBA Part 2 Bursary, students must be in the process of applying for an RIBA Part 2 course in the UK beginning in September 2021. Proof of enrolment will be required before the bursary is paid to successful applicants.

Recipients of these bursaries will receive a maximum of £6,000 distributed in £1,000 termly instalments throughout the course of the Part 2. Successful part-time applicants will receive the same maximum amount in payments proportionate to the length of studies.

If you would like to apply, please read the guidance notes carefully and complete an application form.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 28 May 2021. Application forms should be submitted with all required supporting documentation in one email to student.support@riba.org

A checklist of the supporting documentation you need to provide can be found in Section 8 of the application form.

Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

The RIBA is committed to driving equity, inclusion, and diversity within architectural education. To help us monitor and achieve this we would be grateful if you could complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and enclose with your application. This form will be separated from your application upon receipt and will not be included in the assessment process. The information provided here will be treated as confidential and will be used strictly for the purposes of monitoring equal opportunities and for no other purpose.

RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 Bursary recipients 2020 (from left to right starting with top row): Bethany Stewart, Iga Swiercz, Iiris Taehti, Magdalena Wloczka, Joshua Snell, Malgorzata Migut, Patryk Filuk, Santong Li, Courtney Brannigan, Marina Georgieva, Tudor Jitariu, Negar Taatizadeh, Sally Kemp, Sarina Cole and Zoë Gibson.

Contact us

If you have any questions that are not answered in the guidance notes, please get in touch by emailing Student Support.

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