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The British Academy Newton International Fellowships

The British Academy Newton is offering International Fellowships to facilitate researchers to work for two years at a UK institution to nurture long-term international collaborations. The fellowship aims to entice the most talented early-career postdoctoral researchers from overseas in the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. 
The rationale for the Newton International fellowships is to assist the development and training of early-stage postdoc researchers from any country outside the UK.

Subject areas:

  • Classical Antiquity 
  • Theology and Religious Studies  
  • Africa, Asia, and the Middle East 
  • Linguistics and Philology 
  • Early Modern Languages and Literature to 1830 
  • Modern Languages, Literature, and Other Media from 1830 
  • Archaeology 
  • Medieval Studies 
  • Early Modern History to 1850 
  • Modern History from 1850 
  • History of Art and Music 
  • Philosophy 
  • Law 
  • Economics and Economic History 
  • Anthropology and Geography 
  • Sociology, Demography, and Social Statistics 
  • Political Studies: Political Theory, Government and International Relations 
  • Psychology 
  • Culture, Media, and Performance 
  • Education 
  • Management and Business Studies


  1. The applicant must have a Doctoral or be in the final stages of their Ph.D. will be accepted provided that the Ph.D. will be completed (including viva) before the fellowship’s start date.
  2. Applicants should not have more than seven years of active full-time postdoctoral experience at the time of application.
  3. The applicant must be working outside the UK.
  4. The applicant should not hold UK citizenship.
  5. The applicant must possess proficiency (oral and written) in English.

Duration: Two years

Financing aid: £30,000 per annum and up to £8,000 per annum for research expenses and as a one-time payment of up to £3,500 for relocation expenses. 

How to apply:
Application to be submitted via the online portal.

Deadline: March (Yearly)


Quick Overview

Type: Postdoctoral
Organization: UK: British Academy
Location: United Kingdom
Eligibility: PhD
Other Info: Visit Website

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