Grant Information for the United Kingdom
The Information currently on the website is subject to change for the 2015 call for applications, which will open by the end of October 2014
Eligibility and Grants
UK candidates for the doctoral programme must submit a separate application for a grant using PG2E form. They should also attach a Return Mail Header to the application and mark it ***PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL. Completed applications should be sent to the grant office in the UK by 31st January.
The rules for residents of England are set out in:
The Education (Student Support)(European University Institute) Regulations 2010
A candidate must be normally resident in the UK on 1 February to qualify for support. DBIS grants are available for candidates domiciled in England who meet the criteria set out in this Regulation.
Residents of Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland must send the completed DBIS/SLC grant eligibility form to the Darlington office.
The grant is means-tested in respect of income, including that of the spouse/cohabitee.
Students may claim the cost of one return journey between their UK home and the EUI based on the cost of the first journey carried out.
Claims must be for travel by the most economic means possible and are only reimbursed if accompanied by the original receipts.
Grant and Allowances
Monthly grant: € 1,508
Partner allowance: yes
Travel allowance: yes
National Grant-awarding Authority
Darlington, DL1 1RW
Tel. +44 (0)845 6020583. The line is open between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday
Please mark all mail PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL