Grant Information for the United Kingdom

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

and

Amendments 2012

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.

 

Travel

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.

 

Health Insurance

The EUI has negotiated a medical insurance policy with a Belgian company and the DBIS/SLC pays the premiums for UK studentship holders registered for the 4-year Ph.D. programme.

See:  http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcareabroad/EHIC/Pages/about-the-ehic.aspx

and

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcareabroad/movingabroad/Pages/Studyingabroad.aspx

Grant and Allowances

  • Monthly grant: € 1,508
  • Partner allowance: yes
  • Travel allowance: yes
  • Insurance: yes

National Grant-awarding Authority

Gemma Dundas

Practitioner Support

Contact Services,

Memphis Building,

Lingfield Point,

Darlington,  DL1 1RW

U.K.

 

Contacts 

  • Tel. +44 (0)845 6020583. The line is open between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday 
  • eu_institutions@slc.co.uk
  • Please mark all mail PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

 

Page last updated on 18 December 2013