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We offer PhD scholarships and placements under the Newton PhD Programme.

PhD scholarships

These provide funding for individual partner country students to undertake full PhD studies in the UK, or vice versa.

PhD placements

These provide funding for individual partner country PhD students to spend a period of their study (up to one year) in the UK, or vice versa.

How to apply

You can find all opportunities on our Funding and other opportunities page. 

Support for applicants from outside the UK

Universities UK International (UUKI) supports applicants from outside the UK who plan to come to the UK on a PhD grant. This support includes:

  • helping candidates identify 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.

For more information, please visit the UUKI website.