Junior Associates

Junior Associate Scholarships were established for promising young scientists up to the age of 35 years. The scheme allows associated scientists to individually maintain formal long-term contact with the stimulation and active scientific environment of the Centre.

Who can apply?

Scientists under 36 years who originate from and work in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

Duration of the program

4 year program, during which the associated visits the MCTP three times for stays between 35 and up to 70 days each.


Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico.

Application dates

The date for applications is open.

Field of study / research

All fields of the MCTP.

The scholarship includes, subject to the availability of funds, support for travel and accommodation expenses during three visits to MCTP.