The Newton Fund is part of the UK’s official development succor, aiming to encourage the economic development and welfare of their partner countries through Science.
Now the Royal Society are pleased to offer Newton Mobility Grant this is to provide all international researcher a funds towards their travel, subsistence and research expenses to explore an opportunities for building networks and strengthen their emerging collaboration. This scheme aims to help strengthen the research and innovation capacity of researchers from partner countries, by sending a staff or students to the United Kingdom and developing networks.
The area of study includes activities in a subject of natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, engineering, agricultural, biological and bio-medical research, geography and experimental psychology.
The Funding availability depends upon the length of the visit and the partner countries.
An applicants may request up to 3885.43$ US Dollar for a one travel last up to 3 months and up to 7770.87$ US Dollar for a multiple visit and must be consume in a year with a maximum of 1295.14$ US Dollar for a research expenses, either way there is a multiple visit to be completed within two years it is worth up to 15541.74$ US Dollar with a maximum allowance of 2,600$ US Dollar.
This award are currently available for the Scientist in Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa.
To be eligible for this Scholarship you must be based in the respective countries and institutions at the time of application. Students must have completed a PhD or have extensive experience, a project leader. UK applicants and overseas applicant must be holding a permanent or fixed term contract for the duration of the award in an eligible organization in their respective countries.
For a retired scientist who are still active in science you may submit your application through an eligible UK institute, or for further information regarding this you may contact them at least two weeks before the deadline.
For more information about eligibility you may visit their website link here: https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/newton-mobility-grants/
This scholarship is currently open and will close on October 10, 2017.