Terms and Conditions

The following conditions would apply:

  • the scheme is open to EPSRC-funded students, or those who are part of an EPSRC-funded CDT, registered on one of the University‚Äôs doctoral programmes
  • you are responsible for organising the placement and associated accommodation or travel commitments
  • you must have agreement from your lead supervisor
  • you are responsible for considering any health and safety issues and you are required to submit a risk assessment before any funding is granted
  • you must be making good progress with your doctorate, evidenced by recent monitoring reports
  • applications will be considered by the Doctoral College - decisions are final, with no right of appeal
  • successful applicants will normally be informed within two weeks after the submission deadline
  • successful applicants will be required to submit a short evaluation report within one month of completion of the placement - failure to do this may result in you being asked to pay back the funding
  • you may also be asked to participate in additional activities promoting the scheme
  • retrospective applications made after the placement has commenced will not normally be considered
  • students who have previously received funding from this scheme are ineligible for future funding through this scheme