Currently closed to applications

The next Fellowship in the Design will be announced in May 2024.

Entries will be accepted not only from individuals but also from formal or informal partnerships. Candidates should be UK based aiming to carry out research over a 2 year period culminating in a milestone output of significance. In all cases candidates should identify a mentor who can contribute objectively to the project and widen the reach of outputs to help make a difference.

The Commission welcomes applications not just from built environment professionals and landscape designers but also, for example, social entrepreneurs, ecologists, community groups, local authorities and landowners large and small.

Introduced in 2006, awards have been made for research into:

  • Design for Resilience
  • The Future of Business in Design
  • The Link between Technology and Productive Industry
  • Connecting the New Economy with the Old
  • 3D Printing – A Genuine Industrial Revolution
  • Techno Push / Consumer Pull
  • Healthier Cities
  • Design and ‘Fake News’