Scholarship

Scholarship

Nationals and Foreigners, Objetives and Activities

CEF Miranda offers RORAC’s facilities to carry out research over Miranda’s legacy of more than one hundred handwritten notebooks, comprising some thirty thousand pages. The studies can be accomplished over long-distance or local resources.

Research Projects will be evaluated and eventually approved by RORAC’s Seminario de Filosofía, whose organization and activities including Research Projects, they can be consulted here.

Visiting researchers will stay in RORAC’s modest but adequate facilities in Temamatla, Estado de México. The internal wide-band computer network in the cubicles provide access to Internet. Lodging arrangements are made between RORAC and the University or Institution of adscription of candidates.

Temamatla is a rural village located in the proximity of Chalco, some eighty kilometers from Mexico City. Temamatla is located in the Ecological Corridor Popo-Izta, (named for the two volcanoes here) in the East Zone of the Metropolitan Area. Amecameca is twenty kilometers away.

 

 

Objetives

The Center for Philosophical Studies José Porfrio Miranda is a space created to keep, publish and investigate the works of this renown philosopher. It is also a place for study as well as for critical and creative reflection where alternatives, with a reasoned basis, to the problems confronting contemporary man are brought; taking into account the truth demonstrated by the relevant past and present thinkers as well as being up to date with modern discoveries in both human and natural sciences.

 

Activities

Study circles and courses about Miranda’s work, which will foment critical analysis and discussion about the different fundamental philosophical problems as well as the most serious problems affecting our world using his philosophical position as a starting point.

Do research for masters and doctorates on Miranda’s work or in connection with it.

Personal investigations taking fundamental philosophical problems in today’s world, either taking Miranda’s works or developing from them your own philosophical work.

Participation in symposiums, courses and seminars on Miranda’s work and discussing philosophically on today’s world problems which confront us.

General Outlines For visits to do Research at the CEFMiranda

Reasons

The ethical awareness of humanity requires the continuation of the philosophic tradition through the creation of areas of critical reflection and of establishing an international network of mobility and exchanges of students from higher educational facilities, institutes and centers of study or research whose principles and mission are in agreement with the fundamental idea of the defense of human dignity.

To contribute to this noble proposition, the Center of Philosophical Studies Porfirio Miranda, CEFmiranda, supports these stays for philosophical investigation of people with scholarships in the following manner.

 

Objective

To assist those who wish to investigate Porfirio Miranda’s works.
To assist the investigation of interested students.

 

Participants

Students, professors, investigators, whose thesis and fundamental principles argue in favor of the dignity of every human being.

 

Types of Projects

The type of project depends on your available time.


Project 1

Goal.- Write an article or a short academic report or a lecture.
Duration.- Two weeks.

Project 2

Goal.- In the writing of a thesis to use as an argument the works of Porfirio Miranda.
Duration.- One Month.

Project 3.- Write a thesis or a book on the works or life of Porfirio Miranda.
Duration.- Three months.

 

Research Goals:

 

The works of J.P. Miranda.
In a nutshell. Its relationship, in today’s world.

Themes from different specialities that find their basis in Miranda’s works.

 

 

Requirements:

 

To be a student, professor or investigator in a higher education facility or in an institute or center of investigations or institute with similar ends.

For English speakers a minimum of Spanish is required and the wish to learn more Spanish while here.

 

Registration:

Apply to CEF Miranda at the following e-mail: info@cefmiranda.org stating the reason for applying and a synthesis of your curriculum vitae – maximum one page.

The rest of the necessary documents can be sent or taken to:

  • Baja California no. 26, Temamatla, Edo. De Mexico.
  • By e-mail: info@org. Here you can scan the official documents and please use Word format for information.
  • By mail or messenger to our address –see above.

 

Documents:

Please present photostat copies (as they will not be returned) of the following documents with the registration form printed out from www.cefmiranda.org . Do not put in book form. Without them your application will not be considered.

  • Curriculum Vitae. We might ask for some of this to be corroborated.
  • Reasons for applying (maximum one page).
  • Two letters of reference from personal academic or professional contacts.
  • Outline of higher education with details of subjects and qualifications.
  • If it is part of your final thesis include copy of outline or project of said thesis with a letter from your director.

Those selected must authenticate these before receiving a scholarship. If we require original documents they will be returned immediately.

For more information click here. For English speakers a minimum of Spanish is required and the wish to learn more Spanish while here.

Scholarships:

  • The duration of the scholarship depends on the type of project and can only be extended if the committee deems it justified.
  • The scholarship includes lodging and use of installations at CEF-Miranda.
  • The scholarship does not include medical bills, transport or travelling expenses.
  • If necessary the director of the thesis of the scholarship holder should:
    * Present requirements asked for by the entrance committee.
    * A final report which details the scholar’s activities, the completion of the goals of the project and an evaluation – maximum one page.

 

Cancellation or resignation:

Reasons for cancellation of the scholarship:

  • Not arriving at the agreed time, without a written justification given within two days.
  • Presentation of false documentation.
  • Not complying with any of the established obligations in the general outline, agreement or in the documents and information in it.
  • The voluntary resignation of the scholar or abandoning of the program
  • The cancellation obviously means the loss of all inherent rights of the scholar.

Download request form

Here
Nationals and Foreigners, Objetives, Activities, Social Service and Thesis Counseling

National and International Students

CEF Miranda insists that both national and international students participate in all activities and events.  This way they can get to know Miranda’s philosophy, discuss it and use it as stimulation and backing for their philosophical formation during their stay at university.

 

Objetives

The Center for Philosophical Studies José Porfrio Miranda is a space created to keep, publish and investigate the works of this renown philosopher. It is also a place for study as well as for critical and creative reflection where alternatives, with a reasoned basis, to the problems confronting contemporary man are brought; taking into account the truth demonstrated by the relevant past and present thinkers as well as being up to date with modern discoveries in both human and natural sciences.

 

Activities

Study circles and courses about Miranda’s work, which will foment critical analysis and discussion about the different fundamental philosophical problems as well as the most serious problems affecting our world using his philosophical position as a starting point.

Participation in the symposiums and seminaries on Miranda and the philosophical discussion on todays world problems that confront us.

 

Social Service

We offer the opportunity to do your social service (a requisite in the Mexican education system) helping in the organization of the Center’s library, the video library and the CD of Miranda’s work; in the preparation articles to be published about the symposiums on Miranda, etc.

Requirements: send application to infoatcefmirandadotorg

 

Thesis Counseling

Counseling for students doing their thesis on Miranda’s work or in connection with it.

Requirements: send application to infoatcefmirandadotorg

Download request form

Here