Funding schemes overview

The following table summarises student eligibility for DTP funding schemes.

 

Scheme

Programme Stage

Differences between full/fees only

Status Timing of Application

Research Training Support Grant (RTSG)

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

None

Full-time/Part-time

Pre-approval before activity required for some expenses, including all cap extension requests (please check guidance)

For other expenses, claims due within 3 months after expense occurred

Overseas Fieldwork Expenses (OFE)

PhD/DPhil funded period only

None

Full-time

PT students eligible if they transfer to FT for the period of fieldwork

Minimum 3 months in advance of travel

Difficult Language Training (DLT)

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

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

Full-time/part-time Minimum 3 months in advance of travel

Overseas Institutional Visits (OIV)

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

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

Full-time/part-time By published competition deadline (and 3 months in advance of travel)

DTP internship scheme

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

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

Full-time/part-time Minimum 3 months in advance of travel

Incubator Fund

All stages

None

Full-time/part-time Well in advance of event

 

 

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