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[Mexico] Fully Funded Masters and PhD Studentships in Mathematical Science at UNAM-UMSNH

Published on May 31 2009 // America, Masters, PhD, Postgraduate, Scholarships in Mexico

A number of fully funded PhD and Masters studentships for students outside Mexico are available within the Joint Postgraduate Program in Mathematical Science of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Campus Morelia, and the Michoacan University of San Nicolas of Hidalgo (UNAM-UMSNH), Morelia, Mexico.

The PhD studentships are tenable for up to 3 years and have a stipend of 9,466.00 Mexican Pesos per month (714 US Dollars, equivalent to six Mexican minimum wages). The Masters studentships are tenable for up to 2 years and have a stipend of 7,100.00 Mexican Pesos per month (535 US Dollars, equivalent to four and a half Mexican minimum wages). Health coverage will be provided by the Mexican social security system.

Applicants should have or expect to gain a university degree in Mathematics or related discipline with an average of 8 in a scale from 0 to 10. Non-Spanish speakers are expected to become proficient in Spanish within two years.

The preferred starting date is 17th August 2009. Deadlines for applications is 6th June 2009. Applications received after the deadline will be considered for the Spring 2010 semester. The entrance exam is scheduled for 13th June 2009. Foreign students should arrange for a faculty member to supervise the exam at their home institution.

A complete application includes a covering letter addressed to the Comité Académico del Posgrado en Matemáticas specifying contact details, CV, copies of university degrees, a copy of an identity document (passport, driving licence, etc), and contact details of two academic referees. Applications should be send electronically to

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Application forms can be found here:

For informal enquiries, please contact
Dr. Elmar Wagner,
phone: +52 443 322 3500, ext. 4127,

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