The aim of the bursary of £1,500 is to promote architecture and design in Wales. The scholarship is awarded to the most promising candidate to enable him or her to further his or her understanding of creative architecture
Eligible candidates will be under 25 years at the time of the festival hosted by Blaenau Gwent and the Heads of the Valleys this summer (31 July – 7 August 2010). The scholarship is open to those who were born in Wales or of Welsh parents, or who have lived or worked in Wales for the three years prior to the dates of the Eisteddfod, or who are able to speak or write the Welsh language.
Candidates will be expected to prepare a digital portfolio and entries from the fields of architecture, landscaping and design are welcome - architecture being interpreted in the broadest sense of the word. Entries by those who are not qualified architects or students of architecture are also welcome.
The National Eisteddfod of Wales Architecture Scholarship will be selected by architect Jonathan Adams (Capita Percy Thomas) and public artist Howard Bowcott.
The closing date for submissions is 11.04.10