Recipients of our support, who graduate from the doctoral programs of the Harvard Law School, Graduate School of Design and Harvard T.H. Can School of Public Health, whom after a period of practical training of up to two years post-graduation, who then choose not to return to Mexico, will be permitted to repay the full outstanding amount of support received from FMH (including outstanding obligations for the Masters program prior if support from FMH was received), without penalty interest as is contractually stipulated, over the course of 4 years ( in 16 quarterly installments) if he/she is employed as a full time professor (Associate Professor or Professor, both on tenure-track, or Faculty member) during that period in academia in a prestigious institution (as determined by the UK Times Higher Education Index Top 200), and demonstrates annually contribution to Mexico, in any of the options listed below, documented, to the FMH office.
If the student opts for employment outside of academia or chooses not to report to the FMH office the manner contributions to Mexico are made annually, then the repayment schedule will span 2 years or 8 equal quarterly installments.
Definition of Contribution to Mexico for Doctorates:
- Substantive collaborative research with investigators or faculty members based in Mexico, as evidenced in collaborative data collection and joint submission of research and training grants.
- Research project undertaken at the request of a Mexican institution, with results to be for the benefit of that institution, or Mexico in general.
- Guest lectures sponsored by reputable universities or research institutions in Mexico.
- Invite or hire Research Fellows or interns from Mexico to his/her lab or institute abroad.
- Mentoring and formally advising future PhD and Doctoral candidates from Mexico to Harvard.
- Assistance and feedback to FMH on initiatives where their expertise would be helpful,
- Lead or participate in instruction at Clubes de Ciencia, or lead a summer or J term program (seminar or course instruction) at a qualifying academic or research institutions in Mexico.