Applications call for Newton-Bhabha Fund PhD Placement for UK and Indian Scholars.
The Newton-Bhabha Fund is offering the opportunity for UK and Indian PhD scholars to spend a period of their study (up to two to four months) in Indian and UK higher education institutions, to take place between April 2021 and December 2021.
On behalf of the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom (UK) and the Ministry of Science and Technology, India, British Council India, the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) are pleased to invite applications for funding to support short-term PhD placements between UK and Indian institutions.
The aims of the program are:
In UK, the scheme is open only for UK scholars pursuing their PhD at a UK higher education institution. Please see the list of eligible UK institutions in the downloads section below.
In India, the scheme is open only for Indian PhD scholars enrolled at Indian higher education institutions with the following criteria:
The application should be submitted by the Ph.D. scholar with an endorsement from both the sending and receiving Head of Department (or equivalent) with the latter’s confirmation that they will host the Ph.D. scholars, the duration of their stay and the level of bench fees, if applicable (bench fees are applicable only for UK host universities).
You can access the appropriate application form using the links below:
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Country||UK and India|
|Open to||Students from India and the UK|