This scholarship offers up to 250 students a fully funded PhD studentship. These 250 awards will be made over the time of 5 years. Each studentship lasts four years. This includes a 3-month internship, which gives the student experience working in another field. Every studentship will cover student stipend and fees at standard Research Council level, as well as £5,000 per annum. research training support costs.
All applying institutions must hold a minimum of £17.5M BBSRC research grant. Non-eligible institutions/organisations may be included as 'Associate Partners' providing the partnership can demonstrate that there is significant added value/benefit to the inclusion of these 'Associate Partners' within the partnership. Multi-institutional bids are encouraged and are given priority.