Application Deadline: March 26th 2020

This scheme is jointly run by the British Academy, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society. 

Research must be within the Royal Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. For a full list, please see the breakdown of subject groups and areas supported by the Royal Society.

Requirements
To be eligible to apply you must:

  • have a PhD, or will have a PhD by the time the funding starts
  • have no more than 7 years of active full time postdoctoral experience at the time of application (discounting career breaks, but including teaching experience and/or time spent in industry)
  • be working outside the UK
  • not hold UK citizenship
  • be competent in oral and written English
  • have a clearly defined and mutually-beneficial research proposal agreed with a UK host scientist

Benefits

The Newton International Fellowships provide funding for two years, covering:

  • subsistence, at a fixed rate of £24,000 per annum
  • research expenses
  • relocation expenses
  • contribution to overheads at UK Host Organisation

How to Apply:

Applications for the humanities and social sciences should be made to the British
Academy
.

Applications for clinical and patient oriented research should be made to the Academy of Medical Sciences.

If you are unsure about which academy to apply to, contact [email protected].

Currently there is one round per year which opens in January.

Application Process

Applications for the natural and physical sciences should be submitted through the Royal Society’s grants management system Flexi-Grant®.

Your application will go through the process detailed on the Making a grant application page overseen by the Newton International Fellowships Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences Panels.

We are committed to supporting applicants with disabilities. If you require a reasonable adjustment during the application process, please contact the team [email protected] to let us know.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Newton International Fellowships 2020

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