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TWAS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dr. Damaris Foping   
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 02:22

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Deadline: June 30 (annually)

Funding Source: The National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT), and TWAS

Fellowship Year: Annual

Host Country: Mexico

Degree Targeted: Post-doc

 

 

Tpointingfingerlefthis scholarship is recurrent, so make sure you visit their website for updated information.

Parce que cette bourse est annuelle ; il est hautement recommandé de visiter leur site pour les dernières infos.

Type of Fellowship     

Fully funded

Periodicity 

Annual

Description

IMPORTANT: The following is additional information concerning the TWAS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme tenable in Mexico. It is an integral part of the information given here: TWAS Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research.

Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year.

  1. TWAS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable at eligible institutions of higher education and research in Mexico for a minimum period of six to a maximum period of twelve months and are awarded to young scientists from developing countries (other than Mexico) to enable them to pursue advanced research in the natural sciences and related fields.
  2. A list of research institutions in Mexico where TWAS-CONACYT Fellowships are tenable is available for download here:  Higher Education Institutions in Mexico.
  3. CONACYT will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food.
  4. CONACYT will also provide a fixed amount for mandatory health insurance coverage.

Eligible African Countries

Any African country

Field of Research

Natural sciences and related fields

Eligibility

Applicants for these Fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a maximum age of 40 years on 31 December of the year of application.
  • Be nationals of a developing country (other than Mexico).
  • Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Mexico or any developed country.
  • Hold a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences.
  • Be regularly employed in a developing country (other than Mexico) and hold a research assignment there.
  • Provide an official Acceptance Letter from the host institution from an eligible institution in Mexico. Only listed higher education institutions in Mexico are eligible (see point 2 above). A sample Acceptance Letter is included in the application form which can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of the page unter "related content".
  • Prove knowledge of Spanish or provide a certificate of proficiency in English (if these languages are not the candidate’s mother tongue).

Application Procedure

  • Applicants should submit the acceptance letter from an eligible Mexican host institution to TWAS when applying or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.
  • Reference letters: Referees must send signed letters as attachment via e-mail directly to TWAS. The subject line must contain: CONACYT/PDoc/the candidate’s surname. Alternatively, letters should be sent by post in sealed envelopes.
  • Applicants to the TWAS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme should send their application only to TWAS.
  • Applicants should be aware that they may apply for only one TWAS fellowship per year.

APPLICATION FORM:

Click on the links below to download the application form and guidelines. Before applying it is recommended that you read very carefully the application guidelines for detailed information on eligibility criteria, deadlines and other key requirements of the application procedure.

Contact

TWAS Fellowships Office
ICTP campus, Strada Costiera 11
34151 Trieste, Italy
Tel: +39 040 2240 314
Fax: +39 040 2240 689
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Dr. Luis Humberto Fabila Castillo
CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowships Office
Insurgentes Sur 1582-1er. piso
Col. Crédito Constructor, Benito Juárez
Mexico, D.F., 03940 MEXICO
Tel.: +52 555 3228 145
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Tpointingfingerlefthis scholarship is recurrent, so make sure you visit their website for updated information.

Parce que cette bourse est annuelle ; il est hautement recommandé de visiter leur site pour les dernières infos.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 September 2013 11:29
 

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