If you are a current North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership student, this page is your primary source of information about funding, advanced training and how to make the most of your time as part of the NWSSDTP.
Course registration, assessment and progression are managed at a local level. Therefore any queries on such matters should be directed to your School PGR Administrator or your supervisor in the first instance. If you have any queries concerning your studentship payments or other institution-specific queries, your first point of contact will be your institutional Administrative Contact.
NWSSDTP Student Handbook
NWSSDTP Students should have received a Student Handbook at the commencement of their studentship, that outlines all the opportunities, policies and deadlines which DTP students should be aware of. Please see the most recent version of the NWSSDTP Student Handbook here.
As a requirement of ESRC funding, NWSSDTP Students are expected to engage with a series of initiatives during the course of their studentship:
NWSSDTP-funded students have access to a number of different funded opportunities during the course of their studentship. These include:
- Research Training Support Grant (RTSG)
- Overseas Fieldwork Funding (OSFW)
- Internship Support and Funding
- Overseas Institutional Visits (OIV)
- Interdisciplinary Events Funding
- Module Exchange