It creates a pathway to UK universities by:
helping applicants to identify suitable programmes
helping applicants connect with potential academic supervisors and university admissions staff
offering assistance and advice to candidates during the application process
This service is currently available for applicants to the following government-sponsored scholarship schemes:
Egypt: Newton-Mosharafa PhD programme (deadline: 15 October 2017)
The Newton Fund builds scientific and innovation partnerships with 18 partner countries to support their economic development and social welfare.
UUKi facilitates links between UK and overseas partner institutions and supports researchers and PhD applicants applying for calls.
For more information and help in applying, visit our Newton Fund page.
UK government is investing £735 million in the fund until 2021, with matched resources from the partner countries.
The Newton Fund is managed by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It is delivered through 15 UK delivery partners, including the research councils, the UK academies, the British Council, Innovate UK and the Met Office.
UK International and the Argentinian Ministry of Education are working
together through the BEC.AR scholarship programme to support the training and
development of Argentine professionals in science and technology and to further
develop UK-Argentina bilateral relations and scientific collaboration.
programme will award approximately 20 scholarships for Argentine students to
study taught Masters courses in science and technology related fields at UK
The next call for applicants
is expected to open in October 2017 and will be for a September
2018 academic start. More information will be published here when
available. In the meantime, to see details of the previous UK call, please
visit the BEC.AR website.
BEC.AR Scholarship FAQ page
If you are interested in applying for the next BEC.AR-UK call (2018/19), please read our BEC.AR Students FAQs.
Case studies on UUKi activities in supporting government sponsored scholars
Sherdon Niño Uy