The RCUK Training Grant Guide to provide clarity and consistency for Research Organisations (ROs) who receive Research Council Training Grants. This is part of a suite of harmonised cross research council documentation to support ROs who deliver postgraduate training.
A Training Grant (TG) is a grant paid by a Research Council (RC) to a Research Organisation(RO) for the provision of postgraduate study. The Research Councils do not fund students directly, but fund Research Organisations through Training Grants.
Research Organisations and supervisors advertise, award and manage RC studentships.Therefore, potential and current students should contact the institution hosting the studentshipshould they have any queries.
Research Organisations are responsible for checking students’ eligibility and providing advice to prospective or existing Research Council students.
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