The Engineering & Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) award Doctoral Training Grants (DTG) each year to universities based on research grant income. The University of Strathclyde is awarded approx £2M per year which is distributed to Faculties and Departments who allocate to students.
All Strathclyde EPSRC DTG studentships fund the home tuition fee and a stipend for 3.5 years. The Strathclyde EPSRC DTG, Departments Faculty and/or Industry funds contribute to the full cost of the studentship.
Students interested in these awards should check their eligibility
Je-S is the RCUK database used by all research councils. Personal, project and funding details of all DTG funded students must be entered on Je-S within one month of registration. RKES is responsible for entering this data and will ask supervisors to complete a student data collection form.
The supervisors of all EPSRC DTG funded students have access to a Research Training Support Grant which is used to fund the costs of the PhD project including consumables and conference travel.
The DTG includes funds for Undergraduate Vacation Bursaries each year.
The DTG includes funds for a Doctoral Prize each year.