Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship at The Bartlett School of Architecture

The Norman Foster Foundation works with the Barlett School of Architecture to select recipients for the scholarship. The Foundation funds the full academic fees of one student per year. This ensures that the most promising candidates in Europe, regardless of means, have the opportunity to undertake the Bartlett School’s Architecture BSc course. This scholarship was first awarded in the 2017/2018 academic year.

2020

Jatin Naru, Royal Grammar School Newcastle, UK. Winner of the fourth Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College, London.

Jatin Naru impressed the jury with his inspirational leadership skills, his hard work, and talent. Naru’s work stood out from those of the other candidates as he organized a series of workshops and other community-led projects where he inspired young students to create models, drawings, and other forms of 3D structures. In addition, his work demonstrated a high level of intellectual engagement and a unique palette of analytical skills. This is the fourth year that the Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship has been awarded.

2019

Kate Taylor, Europa School, UK. Winner of the third Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College, London.

Kate Taylor impressed the jury with her creative ambition. Kate’s work brings a fresh perspective to the search for sustainable, ecological and cost-effective ways to confront the greatest social obstacles we now face. This is the third year that the Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship has been awarded, and the Foundation is proud to note that the profiles of student applicants only increase in strength and diversity every year.

2018

Grace Baker, Loughborough University, UK. Winner of the second Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College, London.

Grace Baker impressed the jury with her sense of creative enquiry. This is the second year that the Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship has been awarded and the jury’s overall impression is that the initiative is going from strength to strength.

2017

Alice Shanahan, Ripon Grammar School, UK. Winner of the first Norman Foster Foundation Scholarship at The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College, London.

The jury agreed that Alice Shanahan’s work was the most accomplished and sophisticated of all the candidates. Shanahan’s work lays as much emphasis on the process of making and drawing as it does on the final product. She has shown herself to be a genuine, mature student who thinks like an architect; she has a delightful and perceptive spatial sense, but also has a good idea of how a scholarly approach could be beneficial for her future life and career.