Apply now: RIBA announces record student funding amounts for 2022/23

RIBA are now calling for applications for 2022/23 Part 1 and Part 2 Bursaries, which will include a range of new schemes worth £170,000. This figure is not only twice the amount awarded in 2021 but it is also a historical record for the RIBA.

The new RIBA John and David Hubert Bursary (for students with refugee, asylum seeker or humanitarian protection status), the revised RIBA AHR Scholarship (for Part 2 students from low-income households) and the RIBA Goldfinger Bursary (for Part 1 students from underrepresented backgrounds in need of financial assistance) will enhance the existing RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 Bursaries, designed to provide long-term financial support to deserving students.

Each funding scheme is worth up to £6,000 and will be paid to the recipients in instalments of £1,000 per term throughout their course.

For more information and to download an application form visit the RIBA website The deadline to apply is 12pm on Friday 29 April 2022.

Also look out for the RIBA call for applications for the following schemes within the next few weeks:

RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship: your school can nominate one student who demonstrates the potential for outstanding achievement and original thinking on issues that relate to the sustainable survival of cities and towns. The winner gets £7,000.

RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships: five winners in the final year of their Part 2 will get £6,000 each, as well as the opportunity to be mentored by a senior architect of a practice member of the Wren.

RIBA Research Fund: grants of up to £10,000 to support individual conducting independent research on an architecture-related topic at
any stage of their careers in practice or academia.

Coming soon…

RIBA will soon launch the call for nominations for the 2022 RIBA Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education. This is your chance to nominate yourself or a colleague for an outstanding contribution to architectural education! So watch this space!