Funded by a contribution of £10,000 from the Environment Agency, the 2015 bursary scheme will support an individual or team of architecture and engineering students, graduates and newly qualified architects and engineers to develop and realise a design research project.
Projects will be expected to demonstrate progress towards a sustainable solution that improves the physical environment for communities and tackles the challenges posed by climate change or weather extremes. Applicants are welcome to apply for grants of up to £5,000 to support their project.
The Government Chief Construction Adviser will support the Bursary scheme as an advisor; the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will continue as partners.
The judging panel comprises Jo Ashbridge (AzuKo), David Balmforth (ICE), Sir Phillip Dilley (Environment Agency), Peter Hansford (BIS), John McAslan (John McAslan + Partners), and John Waldron (RIBA Education Trust Funds Committee).
The deadline for applications is Thursday 1 October 2015.
John McAslan, Executive Chairman, John McAslan + Partners, adds: