RIBA AHR Stephen Williams Scholarship awarded to MArch student Jacques Doody
27 September 2019
The RIBA AHR Stephen Williams Scholarship has been awarded to Jacques Doody, who starting the second year of his Part 2 MArch at The Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University this September.
The scholarship provides £6,000 to support one student for a period of postgraduate studies lasting up to 12 months in the UK or abroad. AHR also ensure that one of their senior architects is available to mentor the recipient throughout the scholarship period.
The Scholarship was established in 2008 thanks to the generous support of AHR Architects. It is offered in memory of Stephen Williams, a past Director, and his commitment to his profession, the education of architects, and the importance of excellent design.
On receiving the scholarship, Jacques Doody said:
‘I am eternally grateful to the family of Stephen Williams, AHR and the RIBA for supporting me in my final year studies at the Welsh School of Architecture. It is a great honour to receive this bursary and I thank everyone for their continued commitment to architectural education across the UK.’
On announcement of the 2019 recipient, AHR Director Gary Overton said:
“I am delighted that this year’s award had such a large number of applicants, many of which not only demonstrated high quality design work but also an amazing commitment and dedication to complete their studies. Jacques demonstrated both these qualities with engaging and thought -provoking ideas and projects executed on a range of scales which impressed the judges. It is a real privilege to be able to award Jacques with this year’s scholarship and to support him with mentoring as he completes his studies.”
The Master of Architecture (MArch) is a unique degree scheme, taken after the Part 1 BSc in Architectural Studies.