Additional funding summary

The following table summarises what funding schemes DTP-funded students are eligible to apply for:

Scheme

Eligibility to apply?

Open to full/fees only?

Differences between full/fees only?

Research Training Support Grant (RTSG)

All stages (Masters and PhD/DPhil), funded period only

Both

None

Overseas Fieldwork Expenses (OFE)

PhD/DPhil funded period only.

Both

None

Difficult Language Training (DLT)

PhD/DPhil funded period only. Costs and funding extension given.

Both

For fees only students, extension covers fees only – no stipend provided.

Overseas Institutional Visits (OIV)

PhD/DPhil funded period only, not in the first or last three months.  

Both

For fees only students, extension covers fees only – no stipend provided.

DTP internship schemes

Summer between the Masters and PhD/DPhil phase, plus PhD/DPhil funded period only.

Both

For fees only students, extension covers fees only – no stipend provided.

RCUK policy internships scheme

PhD/DPhil only

See scheme guidance

See scheme guidance

Research Capacity Fund

All stages

Both

None

 

Further information can be found in the ESRC's postgraduate funding guide, available for download from the ESRC website.

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