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.
The 2018 - 19 the BEC.AR
programme awarded 16 scholarships for Argentine students to
study taught Masters courses in science and technology related fields at UK
The 2019 - 20 BEC.AR-UK call for a September
2019 academic start will open in late September 2018. Further information will be 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. *Please note this will shortly be updated for the third call (2019-2020).
Case studies on UUKi activities in supporting government sponsored scholars
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