No, the grant does not have any specific conditions of that sort, but by and large grants are restricted to British subjects who are normally resident in the United Kingdom.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has set up a Post-graduate Training Grants Committee under the chairmanship of Sir Eric Ashby. This Committee is composed of three members appointed after consultation with the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of Universities in the United Kingdom; another member qualified especially to speak for the technical colleges; and professors of high standing in the nine main broad fields of science and technology in the Department's purview. The chairman of the University Grants Committee and a representative of the Ministry of Education sit as Assessors.
I can answer that question, because it is a question which I myself asked. The answer is: biology and biochemistry; chemical engineering and metallurgy; chemistry; electrical engineering; engineering; geology; mathematics; physics and the social sciences.
In view of the known concern of the Lord President of the Council for the encouragement of "eggheads," may we have an assurance from the Minister that adequate attention is being given to developing these Research Studentships to the fullest possible extent? May we have an assurance that everything possible is being done in the way of scientific research?