Call for proposals for the RAIC Foundation Bursary

The RAIC has announced that the 2014 RAIC Foundation Award is now available. The amount of the award for 2014 is $2,500.

Individuals and organizations may apply. Preference will be given to members of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada but students are also welcome to apply. Applicants must submit 1 (one) original and 3 (three) copies of their proposal. The following information should be provided: name, address, telephone and fax number; brief curriculum vitae of applicant(s); relationship of project to the Foundation’s mission; project title; summary description of project (objectives and design) – (maximum 3 pages and include a clear description of work product, who will be the beneficiary/audience and how will it aid them, and please explain if additional funding from other sources has been or will be obtained); plan for dissemination of results and attribution to RAIC Foundation; time frame from commencement of effort to completion; and budget.

Please forward proposals to: RAIC Foundation, 55 Murray Street, Suite 330, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 5M3, Attention: THE RAIC FOUNDATION BURSARY.

The Mission of the RAIC Foundation is to develop programs to: ensure a vibrant place for architecture in Canadian society; advance excellence in Architecture; and promote the development of programs to support the architectural profession throughout Canada.

The RAIC Foundation is maintained entirely by voluntary contributions and has funding available to provide financial assistance for worthwhile projects that advance the understanding and awareness of Architecture, both to the public and to the profession.

Bursaries – established in 1998 – are available for projects that relate to the history of architecture in its broadest sense, that encourage public education, or that make possible significant scholarly research that results in publications, exhibitions, symposia, lectures and/or conferences.

The Foundation has funding for the 2014 fiscal year for an Award in the amount of $2,500. Selection of the recipient or recipients of this award will be at the discretion of the selection committee. The deadline for submission of proposals is April 11, 2014. Proposals will then be considered and the award announced at the RAIC Annual Festival of Architecture in Winnipeg, taking place from May 28-31, 2014.

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