Sunday, July 5, 2015

Mexican Government Excellence Scholarships

Dear friends of the Consulate of Mexico in Saint Paul in Universities,

It pleases me to share with you the 2015 Call for the Mexican Government Excellence Scholarships for Special Programs offered by the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID):

The scholarships are for American citizens interested in participating in any of the following programs:

-          “Visiting Teachers”: scholarships for experts, researchers and faculty associated to a higher education institution or a research center, invited by a Mexican higher education institution or research center to dictate special lectures, courses, workshops, seminars, etc. Candidates must have a PhD or a distinguished career as a teacher/researcher in the area of knowledge that forms the basis of the visit to Mexico. Candidates must comply with a minimum of four hours work per week. Stay duration: minimum 1 month, maximum 6 months.

-          “High Level Conferences”: scholarships for faculty, researchers and experts that have been invited to dictate high level conferences in Mexican higher education institutions, research centers or cultural centers. Candidates must have a PhD or a distinguished career as a teacher/researcher in the area of knowledge that forms the basis of the visit to Mexico. Stay duration: minimum 5 days, maximum 1 month.

-          “Genaro Estrada Scholarship for Mexico Experts”: scholarships for faculty or researchers with a distinguished career in research related to Mexican topics, for a research stay in higher education institutions, archives, libraries, research centers or cultural institutions in Mexico. Candidates must be researchers and experts with a distinguished career in research and with publications on any subject area related to Mexico. They should have a research project approved by a tutor in the Mexican institution where they will be working. Stay: minimum 1 month, maximum 1 year.

-          “Improving the Quality of Mexican Higher Education Institutions”: scholarships for experts in education and for internationalization officials, to dictate conferences, courses, workshops and exchange best practices with their Mexican counterparts as to improve the quality, management, internationalization and direction of public higher education institutions in Mexico. Stay duration: minimum 5 days, maximum 1 month.

The Call will remain open until August 14, 2015 and submissions must be presented at least one month before the desired start date in Mexico. Stays must start between May and October 2015.

All of the requested application documents can be submitted to the Consulate of Mexico in Saint Paul in lieu of the Embassy of Mexico in the United States.

Kind regards,

Monica

Mónica Cruz Zorrilla
Asuntos Comunitarios
Community Affairs

Consulado de México en Saint Paul
797 E 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106
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