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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 67 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 to support them in the second year of their Part 2, and the opportunity to be mentored by an architect member of the Wren.

Image courtesy of Victoria Slater, 2014 Wren Insurance Association Scholar

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, 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 the first year of a RIBA Part 2 professional qualification course in Architecture in a higher education institution in the UK and be starting the final year the following September.

How to apply

Applications for 2021 have now closed, and this year's scholars will be announced here shortly.

The next round of applications will open in April 2022.

If you have any questions about these scholarships, please contact Gillian Harrison.

2020 Scholars, pictured clockwise from top left: Amber Godfrey, Richard Aina, Cora McLean, Hunter Doyle, Ayanna Blair-Ford.

2020 Scholars

  • Richard Aina - Architectural Association School of Architecture (completed RIBA Part 1 at The Bartlett School of Architecture)
  • Ayanna Blair-Ford - Royal College of Art (completed RIBA Part 1 at Oxford Brookes University)
  • Hunter Doyle - Architectural Association School of Architecture (completed RIBA Part 1 at the Architectural Association School of Architecture)
  • Amber Godfrey – Royal College of Art (completed RIBA Part 1 at Oxford Brookes University)
  • Cora McLean – The London School of Architecture (completed RIBA Part 1 at the University of Bath)


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