2012 TWAS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Developing Countries, Mexico

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The National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT), Mexico City, Mexico, and TWAS offer fellowships for scientists from developing countries (other than Mexico) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in the natural sciences

Study Subject(s):Natural sciences
Course Level:Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: TWAS-CONACYT
Scholarship can be taken at: Mexico

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). 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).

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Countries

Scholarship Description: 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

How to Apply: By post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 June every year

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