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Royal Society Newton International Fellowship 2017


  • Eligibility: PhD holder
  • Benefits: 24,000 pound pa subsistence costs, research expenses up to 8,000 pound pa, 2,000 pound relocation expenses


Royal Society Newton International Fellowship 2017 provides an oppurtunity for the best and the earliest stage of post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for a period of two years.The scheme covers clinical and patient oriented research work for applicants from Newton Fund partner countries.The scheme is a joint venture of British academy, Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society.


Newton International Fellowships, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG, Tel +44 (0)20 7451 2238, Email:


The applicants who are eligible for the post includes 

  • Applicants who have a PhD, or will have a PhD by the time the funding starts
  • Applicants who have 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)
  • Applicants should be working outside the UK
  • Applicant should not hold UK citizenship
  • Applicant should be competent in oral and written English.
  • Should have a clearly defined and mutually-beneficial research proposal agreed with a UK host scientist   

The Applicants should submit all the details through the Royal Society’s electronic grant application system (e-GAP). The applications are initially reviewed by two members of the Newton International Fellowships panel and then shortlisted. The applications are then reviewed again by the panel and the final decision is made.

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