UC MEXUS-CONACYT Doctoral Fellowships for Mexican Students
Cohorts 2010-beyond
First year of doctoral study

July
  • CONACYT formalizes fellowship
August
  • Fall semester begins at Berkeley and Merced
September
  • UC MEXUS sends welcome letter and guidelines to new doctoral fellows
  • Fall quarter begins at the rest of the UC campuses
October
  • UC MEXUS Contact Information Form due on October 15th (UC MEXUS will send this form by email to all doctoral fellows in late September.)
December
  • End of the Fall quarter/semester
January
  • Fellows must submit a copy of their transcript that includes grades for the fall quarter/semester (web copy or nonofficial copy)
May/June
  • UC MEXUS Academic Report Form due
  • Official transcripts that includes grades for the entire academic year due
  • Spring quarter/semester ends
Second year of doctoral study

August/September
  • Fall quarter/semester begins (Welcome back!)
October
  • UC MEXUS Contact Information Form due on October 15th (UC MEXUS will send this form by email to all doctoral fellows at the end of September.)
December
  • End of the Fall quarter/semester
January
  • Fellows must submit a copy of their transcript that includes grades for the fall quarter/semester (web copy or nonofficial copy)
May/June
  • UC MEXUS Academic Report Form due
  • Official transcripts that includes grades for the entire academic year due
  • Spring quarter/semester ends
Third year of doctoral study

August/September
  • Fall quarter/semester begins (Welcome back!)
October
  • UC MEXUS Contact Information Form due on October 15th (UC MEXUS will send this form by email to all doctoral fellows at the end of September.)
December
  • End of the Fall quarter/semester
January
  • Fellows must submit a copy of their transcript that includes grades for the fall quarter/semester (web copy or nonofficial copy)
February
  • UC MEXUS sends a memo to third year fellows reminding them that they must apply for fourth year funding with UC MEXUS. The memo will state the documentation required to apply and the deadline.
March
  • UC MEXUS sends an email to third year doctoral fellows reminding them that they must file for an extension of the fellowship directly with CONACYT. Consult the CONACYT website at http://www.conacyt.mx for additional information including requirements, application, contact information, and deadline.
April
  • Application for fourth year funding is due
May/June
  • Official award letters regarding fourth year support are sent out to the doctoral fellows. A copy of the letter is sent to Graduate Division/Studies, department chair, and CONACYT.
  • CONACYT deadline to submit application for extension of fellowship (first week of June)
  • UC MEXUS Academic Report Form due
  • Official transcripts that includes grades for the entire academic year due
  • Spring quarter/semester ends
July August
  • UC MEXUS sends an email regarding health insurance for the fourth and fifth year.
  • UC MEXUS requires that fellows advance to candidacy by the end of the fifth year. However, it is recommended that fellows advance to candidacy by the end of their third year of doctoral studies in order to maintain good progress towards their doctoral degrees.
Fourth year of doctoral study

August/September
  • Fall quarter/semester begins (Welcome back!)
October
  • UC MEXUS Contact Information Form due on October 15th (UC MEXUS will send this form by email to all doctoral fellows at the end of September.)
December
  • End of the Fall quarter/semester
January
  • Fellows must submit a copy of their transcript that includes grades for the fall quarter/semester (web copy or nonofficial copy)
February
  • UC MEXUS sends a memo to fourth year fellows reminding them that they must apply for fifth year funding with UC MEXUS. The memo will state the documentation required to apply and the deadline.
April
  • Application for fifth year funding is due
May/June
  • Official award letters regarding fifth year support are sent out to the doctoral fellows. A copy of the letter is sent to Graduate Division/Studies, department chair, and CONACYT.
  • UC MEXUS Academic Report Form due
  • Official transcripts that includes grades for the entire academic year due
  • Spring quarter/semester ends
July
  • UC MEXUS sends an informational email regarding stipend provided by UC MEXUS beginning September
August
  • Fellows must submit evidence of advancement of candidacy to UC MEXUS by the end of the fourth year of doctoral study. (Fellow must submit documentation from the Office of Graduate Studies/Division.) Fellows must submit evidence of their advancement to UC MEXUS in order to receive the stipend increase during the fifth year of funding.
Fifth year of doctoral study

August/September
  • Fall quarter/semester begins (Welcome back!)
October
  • UC MEXUS Contact Information Form due on October 15th (UC MEXUS will send this form by email to all doctoral fellows at the end of September.)
December
  • End of the Fall quarter/semester
January
  • Fellows must submit a copy of their transcript that includes grades for the fall quarter/semester (web copy or nonofficial copy)
May/June
  • Questionnaire due
  • Exit Form due
  • UC MEXUS Academic Report Form due
  • Official transcripts that includes grades for the entire academic year due
  • Spring quarter/semester ends

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Updated on 8/31/2011