The STARS research projects that students can apply for are listed on this website and advertised on FindaPhD.com
Candidates are encouraged to contact the project supervisors and discuss the relevant project before applying.
For purposes of residence requirements the UK includes the United Kingdom and Islands (i.e. the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man).
Further details about eligibility can be found on the RCUK website under “Terms and conditions of training grants” para 37 and 43.
Those students eligible for a full award will be supported by the tax free stipend (£14,296 in 2016/17), typically for 3.5 years.
All STARS students will have a Research and Training Grant to fund their research, conference attendance and networking and will be able to bid into a cohort development and mobility fund. This will support students attending subject-specific courses that require a payment, student travel to partner sites to attend courses or other research-related activities, and for students to develop and lead their own programme of community building or outreach events (e.g. student-led conferences, reading groups). Funding such as travel bursaries or existing funding within institutions (e.g. travel prizes) will also be available.
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