Stormtech scholarship offered for Aboriginal architect

January 13, 2011

Stormtech sponsors full scholarship for an Aboriginal architect to attend the 2011 Glenn Murcutt Master Class.

Australian drainage company Stormtech has announced it is sponsoring a full scholarship for a selected Aboriginal architect, graduate or senior student of architecture to attend the 2011 Glenn Murcutt Master Class.

The winner of the scholarship will participate in the two-week residential program, taking place at ‘Riversdale’, the Arthur and Yvonne Education Centre, on the banks of the Shoalhaven River near Nowra south of Sydney and at the Carriageworks Centre for Contemporary Art and Culture in central Sydney. The course runs from 10– 24 July 2011.

The Master Class, which has been running annually since 2001, attracts applications from architecture students and graduates from around the world. Now in its eleventh year, the course has been attended by over 300 architects from 55 nations.

The scholarship will cover tuition fees, all accommodation costs and most meals throughout the two-week program.

Stormtech is an Australian family business, founded by John Creighton in 1989. The company has previously won a Design Mark at the Australian Design Awards, and is a member of the Standards Australia Committee. Stormtech exports its range of architectural drainage systems all over the world and is a regular supplier of drainage systems to Pritzker-Prize winner Glenn Murcutt.

For more information and details on how to apply for this scholarship, email Lindsay Johnston on

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