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:
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.
In 2018 - 19 the BEC.AR
programme will award approximately 15 scholarships for Argentine students to
study taught Masters courses in science and technology related fields at UK
The 2018 - 19 BEC.AR-UK call will be open from 26 October 2017 to 16 January 2018 and will be for a September
2018 academic start. The call is now available on BEC.AR's website.
BEC.AR Scholarship FAQ page
If you are interested in applying for the second BEC.AR-UK call (2018 - 19), please read our BEC.AR Students FAQs.
Case studies on UUKi activities in supporting government sponsored scholars
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