The Newton International Fellowship scheme
selects the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world.
It is hoped that the Royal Society International Fellowship scheme
will become a globallyrecognised "brand" to rank alongside the USA's Rhodes scholarships and Germany's Humboldt Foundation fellowships.
The International Fellowship Scheme
for the NHS - which is backed by the medical Royal Colleges and the British Medical Association - wants to attract hundreds of extra heart and lung surgeons, psychiatrists and radiologists as soon as possible.