Practice launches diversity trust to aid aspiring London architects
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Stitch says fund has already raised £90k to sponsor would-be architects from low-income backgrounds
Stitch Architects has launched a scholarship trust to sponsor students from low-income households in London through degrees at architecture schools in the capital.
It said the fund aimed to make a qualification in architecture a realistic ambition for all 16- to 18-year-olds in the city and diversify the industry’s current pool of talent.
The London Neighbourhood Scholarship Trust will provide architecture students from households with incomes below £25,000 a year with a total of £30,000 to help them through their degree, split into annual £10,000 tranches.
In addition to Stitch, the fund has the backing of founding partners including Pitman Tozer Architects, Arup, Countryside Properties and housing association Clarion. Camden council is …
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