Planning career support for young people

The Housing Minister has announced more students across England will benefit from a £5,000 bursary to pursue careers as planners designing greener neighbourhoods and thriving towns.

Over 50 young professionals with be offered a bursary through the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) to
study a planning masters, attracting the next generation of students aspiring to train and work in the
planning sector.

This funding from the Department for Levelling Up will back more careers in the planning sector, helping
councils recruit staff and create better communities that people are proud to call home.

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