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7th December 2016 - Research Council PhD studentships for EU students

Research Councils UK has welcomed the announcement by the Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson, which confirms that non-UK EU students applying for courses beginning in the academic year 2017/18 remain eligible for RCUK support. This updates information provided in the RCUK Statement on international collaboration post EU referendum of 6 July 2016.

The RCUK press release can be found here

RCUK EU students are presently eligible for funding under Research Council support for postgraduate training. EU students eligible for RCUK support under current rules will continue to be eligible if currently undertaking or about to start in the 2016/17 academic year, or who have been (or will be) recruited through open competition for starting in the 2017/18 academic year, and will continue to receive funding for the duration of their courses. Future funding arrangements and immigration status for EU students will be determined as part of the UK’s discussions on its future relationship.

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