The NSW Architects Registration Board is offering a variety of awards and scholarships to students and graduates of NSW universities.
The Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship offers recipients the chance to undertake a course of study, research, or other activity which has been approved by the Board. Recent graduates and current students enrolled in an architecture program at a NSW university are invited to apply. There are three scholarships in the student category ranging in value between $10,000 and $15,000, and three available in the graduate category ranging from $15,000 to $20,000.
In 2011, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of these scholarships the Board have added an extra three scholarships available to emerging Architects and graduates who wish to participate in an exchange program offered by The Architecture Foundation in London. This program aims to promote the best architects and practitioners from each country through developing networks, dialogue and cultural exchange that allow for the sharing of ideas and new practices
Applications close on 29 July 2011.
The 2011 Architects Medallion will be awarded to a Master of Architecture graduate who has achieved a variety of distinction throughout the final two years of their course. This award will comprise of a medallion, certificate and $5,000. Each school of Architecture in NSW nominates one candidate, and final selection is made by a committee.
This year the Board will also be offering each NSW university architectural school up to $5,000 support for their end of year graduation exhibitions. To be eligible for this support, each school must provide the Board with a statement of benefits to the Board linked to the Board’s objectives and information regarding the event details.