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How to apply: summary

This information is new (02 May 2017).

In brief:

  • read the descriptions of the awards and eligibility details
  • refer to any FAQs or explanatory notes as needed
  • follow instructions for the format and content of the application
  • submit an electronic draft application via the Head of your institution by our deadlines
  • the Director will read and comment on your draft application in time for you to
  • submit the final version of your application by the advertised deadline
  • applications are sent for review by expert referees nominated both by the applicant and by the Trust
  • at least two of the Trustees, or a designated advisory group, will review each application

Trustees consider the applications at their next available meeting.

We inform all applicants of the outcome within 3-4 days of the meeting


 'So thrilled about this grant. It's a wonderful scheme to boost young post-docs.

 Thank-you Newton!'

Office Closure for Easter 2018

Our office closes for Easter on Thursday 29 March and re-opens on Monday 9 April 2018. 

Forthcoming closing dates

Newton Trust Research Grants (all categories)  - the July 2018  timetable can be found here.

Recent deadlines

College Teaching Officer Research Leave - the 2018 Round is now closed.

INT/Schools of Physical Sciences & Technology (start-up grants for new University Lecturers) - the 2018 round is now closed

INT/Wellcome Trust ISSF/Schools of Biological Sciences and Clinical Medicine (start-up grants for new University Lecturers and PIs) - the 2018 round is now closed

Cambridge Humanities Research Grants (CHRGs) 2018 Lent Term round  is now closed 

Trustees' meeting dates

Thursday 15 March 2018 at 4pm

Monday 2 July 2018 at 3pm

Thursday 29 November 2018 at 4pm

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