The Giles Worsley Travel Fellowship will address one of Worsley's chief concerns, that architectural history is being taught less broadly, and will send a newly-qualified architect or architectural historian to the British School at Rome.
Each year the fellow will give a public presentation on return from their three-month stay in Rome. The intention is for the fellowship to endure long-term, and to allow Worsley's three young daughters to attend the presentations when they are older.
Worsley forged a glittering career as an architectural writer. As well as editing Country Life magazine, he wrote for the Daily Telegraph and produced a number of books - the most significant being Classical Architecture in Britain: The Heroic Age, which was heralded by the Guardian as 'an audacious work for such a young author'.
The fellowship will be advertised each year by the RIBA, the Georgian Group, the Daily Telegraph, and Country Life.
The aim is to raise an endowment of £200,000, which will allow the fellowship to continue indefinitely.