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RTPI Trust Bursary

Undergraduate bursary - RTPI Trust Bursary

The bursary of £2,000 will recognise undergraduate student excellence among students currently studying on an accredited planning programme.

Bursaries for 2017-18 will be available shortly - watch this space!

Please note: Nominations for the Bursary will be made by the accredited Planning School and provided to the RTPI.


Who is eligible for the bursary?

  • Home or EU domiciled student.
  • The nominated students will be enrolled in the second year or above on an accredited Undergraduate course in the UK or Ireland in 2017-18.

Accredited Planning schools may nominate 2 students for each category. Nominees must fulfil one of the criteria in either category A or category B in addition to the eligibility criteria above:

Category A

  • A person with a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 which is under-represented in the planning profession. For example there is not a broad ethnic mix in the planning profession and women are currently under-represented.


  • Nominee applied for the course through the Widening Participation agenda or through a non-traditional admissions method and achieving good results.

Category B

  • The student must have declared a Disability or a Specific Learning Difficulty (e.g. Dyslexia or Dyspraxia) to the university prior to being nominated for this Bursary.