UC MEXUS-CONACYT fellowships and grants

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Thursday, February 07, 2019 7:45 AM

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowships
Funding: Fellowships provide a minimum of $49,188 and a maximum of $59,736, depending on the scholar’s qualifications and experience, for a 12-month period at any UC campus, research center, institute or laboratory.
Deadline: February 25, 2019

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 PhDs. In addition, the program seeks to support existing and 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: Awards​ of up to $25,000 will be provided for the 18-month period​ of July 1, 2019, through December 31, 2020. The budget must specify the planned distribution of costs and funds at both the UC and Mexican institutions. See announcement for more details on allowable expenses.
Deadline: February 25, 2019

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. Project proposals are welcomed for: development of major, long-term collaborations; significant advancement of scholarship in various disciplines; strengthening academic and research capabilities of participating UC and Mexican institutions; developing innovative binational instruction or new courses or degrees in the United States. The program also favors projects that enhance institutional collaboration in terms of student training and researcher exchange. Grant recipients are expected to use the seed funds to undertake preliminary research necessary to develop proposals for extramural funding.