Government of Colombia Master and PhD Scholarships 2018/2019 for study in Colombia (Funded)

Application Deadline:1st June 2018

Financial grants offered to foreign citizens, in return for international cooperation received by
Colombia under existing cooperation agreements

 

Requirements:

  • Foreign professionals in the range of age between 25-49 years old, who have undergraduate degree (university degree or bachelor) in different disciplines, who have a grade point average of 4.0 on the Colombian scale of 1 to 5, and at least 1 year of professional experience in their field of study.
  • The candidate must master the Spanish language (reading,writing and speaking) He/she must deliver us a certificate of these competences and must have an admission letter from the Colombian educational institution in any career determined in the catalog annex to this call.
  • The candidate must not live in Colombia and must not have Colombian nationality.
  • Prove minimum one year experience in their field of study, after obtaining the degree.
  • The candidate must have successfully completed college.
  • The academic program should start in the second semester of 2018. Admission to programs starting in 2019 will not be contemplated.
  • The candidate must be in arange of age between 25-49 years old.
  • Applications from foreign citizens who are living in Colombia will not be accepted
  • The documents must arrived through the embassies or directly to the International Relations Office of ICETEX in Bogotá-Colombia before the 1st June 2018

Scholarship Worth:

TUITION FEES:
100% coverage of all these costs granted by the Colombian universities (only for academic programs found in the catalog of this call).
INCIDENTAL:
Grant of $208.853 COP) for once during the period of studies, just in case of circumstances beyond the beneficiary control.
STIPEND FOR BOOKS AND MATERIALS:
Grant of $401.321 COP for once, at the beginning of the academic program
MONTHLY ALLOWANCE:
Grant of the sum equivalent to 3 Minimum Monthly Legal salaries. $2.343.726 COP
HEALTH INSURANCE:
Wide coverage in medical assistance only in Colombia, during the period of studies.
INSTALLATION COSTS:
Grant of {$401.321 COP for once at the beginning of studies
Postgraduate scholarships in Colombia will have a maximum of twelve (12) months for
specialization and twenty-four (24) months to master and up to thirty-six (36) months for
doctorate. The scholarship holder of doctorates that last more than 3 years have to assume
by themselves the allowance for the rest of the program. Nevertheless, the Colombian
university will cover all the tuition fees during the whole program.

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic excellence
  • Coherence between the academic trajectory, work experience and academic program
  • Professional working experience
  • Study Project
  • Reciprocity on educational cooperation

How to Apply: 

  •  It is important for interested candidates to go through the Application requirements  before applying.
  • Required documents, which are detailed in this call, should be at ICETEX on the date indicated in the notice.
  • No documents will be received outside the established dates.
  • The documents required in this call must be translated into Spanish
  • All application documents t o this call should be sent to ICETEX through the Embassy from the country of origin of the applicant in Colombia. In case of absence of diplomatic representation in Colombia, the applicant must send it directly to ICETEX.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Government of Colombia Master and PhD Scholarships 

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