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​RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships

The RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships were established in March 2013 following a donation by The Wren Insurance Association Limited, an architects’ professional indemnity mutual that comprises 66 of the UK’s leading architectural practices.

Image courtesy of Victoria Slater, 2014 Wren Insurance Association Scholar

The RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships were established in March 2013 following a donation by The Wren Insurance Association Limited, an architects’ professional indemnity mutual that comprises 66 of the UK’s leading architectural practices.

The scholarships aim to support outstanding Part 2 students who have the potential to make a significant contribution in the field of architecture. Recipients receive £6,000 each and the opportunity to be mentored by an architect member of the Wren.

Since 2013, the scheme has supported 30 talented recipients who continue to shape the future of the profession.

To be eligible to apply for the next round of applications, applicants must:

  • have graduated from a RIBA Part 1 professional qualification course in Architecture in a higher education institution in the UK,
  • at the time of application, be enrolled in a RIBA Part 2 professional qualification course in Architecture in a higher education institution in the UK and be starting the final year in September 2020.

Image courtesy of Dominic Walker, 2018 Wren Insurance Association Scholar

After much deliberation, assessing applications from students of architecture across the UK, the RIBA and The Wren Insurance Association Limited are pleased to announce the five students who will receive 2019 Scholarships.

The 2019 scholars are:

  • Shawn Adams – Royal College of Art
  • Laura Keay – The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
  • Dor Schindler – Architectural Association School of Architecture
  • Declan Wagstaff – University of Edinburgh
  • Rosa Whiteley – Royal College of Art

Recipients of the 2019 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships

The 2019 judging panel consisted of: Aleksandrina Rizova (ALEKSA studio), Nicholas Szczepaniak (Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects), David Hills (DSDHA), Suzette Vela Burkett (Aukett Swanke), and David Gloster (Director of Education at the RIBA).

For more information about the RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships and the next round of applications, please email Gillian.Harrison@riba.org

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