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 application processes.
Please check the Newton Fund website, as well as the British Council funding opportunities page, for a list of open Newton Fund calls.
The BEC.AR scholarship programme call is now closed.
The Newton Fund builds scientific and innovation partnerships with 17 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 seven 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
Further information is available on BEC.AR's website.
BEC.AR Scholarship FAQ page
If interested, please read our BEC.AR Students FAQs. Please note however there is no call opening for academic year 2019/20.
Case studies on how UUKi has supported government sponsored scholars
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