Call for proposals now available for 2017 UC MEXUS funding opportunities

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:26 PM

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowships

Funding: Fellowships provide a minimum of $46,677 and maximum of $52,156, depending on the scholar’s qualifications and experience, for a 12-month period at any UC campus, research center, institute or laboratory.
Deadline: March 6, 2017

The primary objective of this program is to advance academic scholarship by emerging Mexican researchers and UC scientists and scholars in the early stages of their careers after obtaining their Ph.D. In addition, the program seeks to support existing or developing binational academic networks by enhancing collaborative research projects between UC and Mexican faculty and institutions through the innovative involvement and training of new researchers.

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Collaborative Research Grants

Funding: $25,000 Maximum for up to 1.5 years
Deadline: March 6, 2017

The primary objective of the program is to enable the establishment of new collaborative initiatives with the potential for creating permanent ties between UC campuses and Mexican institutions that will grow and continue with the support of other institutional and extramural funds. Projects funded are expected to lead to development of major, long-term collaborations; significant advancement of scholarship in the natural sciences, physical sciences, engineering, computer sciences, social sciences, or humanities; strengthening of academic and research capabilities of the participating UC and Mexican institutions, especially in Mexican regional universities and institutions outside of the traditional Mexican research centers.

Other UC MEXUS-CONACYT Funding Opportunities