The BBSRC DTP studentship award will cover the cost of institutional tuition fees for both degrees supplemented by institutional support for those in a Masters programme. The funding also provides an annual tax-free living stipend with at the standard RCUK rate with London weighting. The amount is currently at £16,777pa for the 18/19 Academic Year. Additional funds are provided yearly towards the cost of research, conference attendance, and other relevant training.
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FTE Category A staff submitted: 24.00
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