Application Deadline: July 31st 2014
On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) invites foreign citizens who are interested in studying for a specialization, master, doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program , to participate in the 2015 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students.
The scholarships are offered to more than 180 countries through a series of bilateral conventions, multilateral programs and special agreements. More than 70 Mexican institutions participate and all offer academic programs registered with the
National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) as National Quality Graduate Programs. These programs demonstrate the progress made by Mexico in the sciences and humanities.
The scholarships are awarded annually for the following:
- Undergraduate and graduate mobility programs – One academic term (quarter, trimester or semester)
- Graduate research and postdoctoral fellowships – 12 months (1 month minimum)
- Specializations – 1year
- Masters – 2 years
- Doctorates – 3 years
- Medical specialities and subspecialties – 3 years
- Registration fees and tuition, as established by the program at each institution.
- Health insurance from the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), starting in the third month of the scholarship.
- Transportation from Mexico City to the host institution and back at the start and end of the scholarship, if studying outside of Mexico City.
- Monthly stipend of $8,074.80 Mexican pesos (equivalent to USD$595.93) for undergraduate mobility scholarships, specializations, master’s degrees or master’s degree research, Spanish language and Mexican culture courses.
- Monthly stipend of $10,093.50 Mexican pesos (equivalent to USD $ 744.912) for doctoral studies and research, postdoctoral fellowships and medical specializations and sub specialization
Requirements for all applicants:
- Bachelor scholarship is requested.
- Minimum grade point average of eight (8.0) on a scale of 0 to 10, or the equivalent, for the last academic degree received.
- Be accepted to or currently enrolled in a program at one of the participating Mexican institutions.
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