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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. 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

All open calls for Newton PhD placements or full scholarships can be found on the Newton Fund website.   However 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 if there is a Newton PhD call open for their country. You can check if there is a call open here

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If you would like to apply for a Newton Fund PhD placement or Newton PhD scholarship  and would like our assistance to find a host UK University, please complete our Postgraduate Support form


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