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RTPI Bursaries

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Interested in getting a job after graduation? Planning is the fourth most successful degree subject for finding work after completion.


RTPI Trust Bursary

This bursary scheme opens up access to the profession with no barriers to a successful career. The scheme is available to undergraduate planning students.


The RTPI Future Planners Bursary for Postgraduates

This bursary scheme supports students on accredited posgraduate conversion degrees. It is open to graduates from any discipline, including law, politics, geography or architecture, who decide to choose planning as a career and enrol on a Planning Masters at an RTPI acredited planning school.  Interested?  Find out more about town planning and how you can help shape the places we live and work in.

Please note the 2017-18 round has now closed but details of future bursary programmes will be available here in due course.


The following organsiations are recent contributors to the Future Planners bursary fund:

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         RTPI Past Presidents

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For any other queries  on the scheme please contact the RTPI on

The RTPI has more information on becoming a planner here