SPAB Lethaby Scholarship, UK

  • Target: The citizens of any national
  • Benefits: Varies
  • Level and Discipline: Non-degree program in architect and engineering
  • Host Institution: Any institution – UK
  • Deadline: 1 December every year

The SPAB Lethaby Scholarship is proudly sponsored by the Dance Scholarship Trust. The SPAB Lethaby Scholarship is specially available for has offered the Scholarship to support architects, surveyors and engineers. The selected candidates will participate in the nine-month full time intensive programme.

Scholarship Description
The majority of the nine-month full-time training programme is undertaken on site, guided by experts, with no formal lectures or essay submissions. The first six months of the Scholarship follows a programme arranged by the SPAB. The final three months give the Scholars the opportunity to develop their personal interests in the crafts and allied arts associated with the UK’s great country houses. Scholars observe and experience traditional techniques and sympathetic repair in situ and will visit structures of every age, size and style.

Scholarship Value
There is no course fee and Scholars will receive a bursary in the region of £8600 to cover basic travel and living costs. Supplementary finance is usually required. Running between March and December, the nine-month full-time programme is highly rewarding but intensive (including some weekends) and it is not possible to combine it with work or other forms of study.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in architect and engineering.

Place of Study: UK

Eligibility and Criteria
We welcome applications from architects, surveyors and engineers who have completed their college-based training (e.g. RIBA Parts I & II for architects), ideally with a few years experience in their field. Applicants must be enthusiastic about old buildings and their conservation. Good social skills are necessary as the first six months are spent living and working in close proximity with the other Scholars and Fellows and meeting new hosts on-site each day. Potential Scholars must be practically minded, able to work as part of a team and be willing to spend long periods of time away from home. Similarly qualified overseas candidates are eligible provided they have excellent English language skills and a UK base for the duration of the programme. If shortlisted, all candidates must be willing to attend an interview in London at their own expense. Three or four Scholarships will be awarded, depending on funding.

Applicants’ Nationality
International students may apply this SPAB Lethaby Scholarship

Application Instruction
Download an application form and return it to the education team at education@spab.org.uk .

Submission Deadline
1 December annually.

Website and Application Link

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