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Postgraduate Support Service

Under the Newton Fund, the UK HE International Unit is running a bespoke postgraduate support service to assist prospective candidates intending to apply for either a Newton Fund PhD placement or a full PhD scholarship  under one of the British Council Newton calls or Newton affiliated schemes. This support service includes:

  • Assisting candidates in identifying potential PhD programmes and/or supervisors in their field of study at UK Universities 
  • Facilitating contact between applicants, academics and University admissions staff
  • Acting as a general point of assistance for PhD candidates/scholars during the application process

We are currently able to provide the postgraduate support service for the following schemes and Newton Fund calls:

China: UK-China PhD Placement programme (Deadline 20th September 2016) 

Kazakhstan: Full PhD scholarships (Deadline 30th September 2016)

Philippines:  DOST-Newton PhD Scholarships (Deadline 10th October 2016)

Thailand: PhD Placement for Scholars (Deadline: 12th September 2016)

Please note that Newton PhD scholarships/placements will not run in all Newton Fund countries and that candidates can only request assistance from the Postgraduate Support Service for one of the calls listed above.

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If you would like to apply to one of the calls listed above, and and would like our assistance to find a host UK University, please complete our Postgraduate Support form


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