Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

1989  The University of Texas at San Antonio  (75807)

Principal Investigator: Vassar, David (Principal Investigator)  

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 810,000

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/17 - 8/31/18

Restricted Research: NO

Academic Discipline: CONTEX OFFICE  

Department, Center, School, or Institute: CONTEX OFFICE  

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: ConTex-CONACYT Doctoral Fellowships for AY 2017-2018

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Conacyt-Consejo National de Ciencia

Program Title: N/A


ConTex-CONACYT doctoral fellowships give aspiring researchers the opportunity to make new discoveries and scientific breakthroughs while studying with world-class faculty. Students from Mexico will receive financial support to study at one of 14 University of Texas System institutions, studying with top researchers, while preparing for entry into a global workforce. Fellows receive financial support for up to 5 years of doctoral study at a University of Texas Institution. Support includes: Tuition and fees A monthly stipend Support toward health insurance Funding is available in Fall 2017. Begin your application process one year in advance and apply to more than one program. Interested students should: Apply for admission to graduate programs. Admission requirements vary by institution and department. Please visit specific institution and graduate program websites for more detailed information. Notify ConTex that you are interested in applying for the fellowship. Fill out a ConTex fellowship form. For more information contact us at or call 210-458-7240. About ConTex ConTex is a joint initiative of the University of Texas System and Mexico’s CONACYT. Established in 2016, ConTex will support bilateral efforts to enhance academic and research cooperation between Texas and Mexico. Funding is offered for doctoral students, postdoctoral and faculty fellows, non-degree student training, and bi-national collaborative research projects. The University of Texas System is one of the largest public university systems in the United States. With 14 institutions and an enrollment of more than 217,000, the UT System confers more than one-third of the state’s undergraduate degrees, educates almost two-thirds of the state’s health care professionals annually and accounts for almost 70 percent of all research funds awarded to public institutions in Texas. Eligible Ph. D. programs are available at all of the University of Texas System 14 institutions. Academic Institutions The University of Texas at Arlington The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Texas at El Paso The University of Texas of the Permian Basin The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley The University of Texas at San Antonio The University of Texas at Tyler Medical Institutions The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center To learn more about the University of Texas System Institutions, visit


determined not restricted research at meeting due to funding source from UT System. 8.1.18jn


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