RCUK eligibility rules apply (RCUK Terms and Conditions of Training Grants)
a. Eligible for a full funding: UK/EU citizens or settled overseas students only, who have worked and/or studied in the UK for at least three years before the programme starts (this applies to all, including British citizens).
b. Eligible for fees-only: UK/EU citizens who do not comply with the 3-year UK residency criteria. The award includes fees and research costs but not stipend. Students have to find match funding to cover their living costs for 3 years minimum.
(1) Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2016). Voluntary workplan and background document on “Biodiversity and acidification in cold-water areas” (J.M. Roberts, S. Hennige, M. Vierros) (2) Hennige, S. J. et al.Hidden impacts of ocean acidification to live and dead coral framework. Proc. Royal Soc. B: Biol. Sci. 282 (2015). (3)De Clippele, L.H., Gafeira, J., Robert, K. et al. Coral Reefs (2017) 36: 255. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-016-1519-8 (4) Chapter 5: Changing Ocean, Marine Ecosystems, and Dependent Communities, in: IPCC Special report of the oceans and cryosphere https://www.ipcc.ch/srocc/download-report/