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Scholarships in UK _only_ for UK/EU nationals [duplicate]

It came to my attention the following advertisement (for a UK institution): PhD studentships for UK and EU nationals are available. For UK and EU exclusively? So all other nationals are excluded ...
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Can UK PhD studentships legally effectively bar EU applicants by stating that “all eligible applicants must also have been resident in the UK”?

I am aware that many UK PhD studentships are only open to UK/EU applicants (question 1, question 2). In my understanding, they cannot (pre-Brexit) legally discriminate between EU and UK applicants, ...
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How does funding at UK universities work?

The process for obtaining funding for graduate work in the UK seems much different than it is in the US. In particular, in the UK, funding decisions often come after offers of admission. What is the ...
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What are interests of a country to fund international PhD students?

I would like to understand positive and negative effects for a host country and for a home country of a student.
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Why are many funded PhD programmes in the UK not open for non-EU applicants?

I once wanted to do a PhD in the UK, but found out that the opportunities were limited for those coming from outside Europe (I did my PhD in Norway instead). I think it is still the case today. I am ...
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How can I secure funding for a PhD in the UK?

I am an international (non-EU) student got an offer from a professor from a UK university to supervise my PhD. I have applied for funding for research students within the university, but I couldn’t ...
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PhD funding - other sources

I found a lab offering the kind of research that I really want to do. I approached them and they were very happy to take me in. However, there is no funding and we all hoped I could get into a PhD ...
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What are the financial offer or opportunities for international PhD students in US and UK?

I'm an undergraduate student in Physics and Mathematics, who plans to do a PhD in Physics or Mathematics. I know when you are doing a PhD, you can be a TA or RA if it is provided, so that you can ...
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Should I self-fund my PhD at one of the top 10 universities at UK? [duplicate]

I will start my PhD in the field of Biomedical Computer Vision soon at one of the top 10 universities at UK. I am an international student from Asia. But unfortunately I haven't received any source ...
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What could count toward financial requirements for UK student visa applications?

Most people who apply for grad studies outside their country of residence are relying on scholarships for their tuition and funding for their cost of living through being research or teaching ...