The Mexican government is now offering its scholarship program for foreign students to study for bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees in Mexico.
Application Deadline: July 24, 2022
Eligible countries: see list below
To be taken in (country): Mexico
About Scholarships: For decades, Mexican cultural diplomacy has worked in several successful programs such as the training of human capital through scholarships for the award of academic degrees and research work in various fields of knowledge.
The Directorate-General for Educational and Cultural Cooperation, through the Department of Academic Exchange, designs and manages the Foreign Affairs Scholarship Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Mexican Government Scholarships offers two programs: the Academic Studies Scholarship and the Special Programs Scholarship.
The academic studies scholarships are offered to pursue complete programs of specialization, masters or PhD degrees and postgraduate studies. Likewise, the offer includes academic mobility for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. On the other hand, the special program scholarships are offered to pursue short-term scholarships addressed to visiting professors, researchers in Mexico’s troubles, media contributors, art production scholarships, etc.
Type: specialization, bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degrees and postgraduate studies including short-term scholarships
Selection Criteria and Eligibility: The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s, master’s or Ph.D. Diploma, as required by the program for which the scholarship is being applied for. Technical and/or commercial titles are not accepted. For mobility at the bachelor level, it is not necessary to submit a diploma, only a proof of study of the last completed academic period, issued by the institution of origin. Candidates cannot reside in Mexico at the time of application. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of . have achieved
eighty (80), on a scale of 0 to 100, or the equivalent, for last academic degree obtained. Applications with a lower average grade will not be considered. The scholarships are non-transferable and cannot be deferred to future years.
Number of Scholarships: Several
-Enrollment and tuition fees
-Transportation from Mexico City to the host institution
Duration of the scholarship:
-Undergraduate and graduate academic mobility programs- one academic term (quarter, trimester or semester) Undergraduate: 4 years -Graduate research and postgraduate scholarships-12 months (minimum 1 month) -Specialization – 1 year -Master’s degree – 2 years 3 or 4 years -Medical specialties and subspecialties- 3 years
Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya , Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Nambia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saharawi, Arab Rep., Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe North America: United States, Canada and Canada / Quebec Province Latin America: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela) Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico (Commonwealth), Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia , Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago Europe e: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia , Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine) Asia: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Kingdom of China, People’s Republic, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Democratic Rep., Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Islamic Rep. of the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Kingdom of Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Socialist Rep. of the Pacific: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Independent State, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu : Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Nation al Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen, and Non-Self-Governing Territories: American Samoa, Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Guam, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Tokelau, Turks and Caicos, and U.S. Virgin Islands
How to Apply: Only applicants from Cuba, Saint Lucia, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica, Barbados, Suriname, Guyana, Jamaica, Haiti, Nicaragua, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Turkey, Venezuela, New Zealand, Palestine and the countries of the African continent can apply on paper or online.
ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS ( ATTACHMENT 1 ) ELIGIBLE SETTINGS ( APPENDIX 2 ) INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ( ATTACHMENT 3 ) ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES ( APPENDIX 4 ) FORM ( APPENDIX 5 ) LETTER OF RETURN TO THE COUNTRY ( APPENDIX 6 ) LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITIONS OF THE CALL ( APPENDIX 7 ) TRUTH LETTER ( APPENDIX 8 ) HEALTH INSURANCE COVER ( APPENDIX 9 ) APPLICANT’S MANUAL (APPENDIX 10)
Applications must be submitted online through the Academic Cooperation Management System (SIGCA (https://sigca.sre.gob.mx), during the duration of the call. It is important to go through ALL application requirements on the Award webpages (see links below) before signing up
Visit Award webpage for details
Sponsors: Mexican Government
Important Notes: Candidates will be notified of the results by the corresponding Mexican Embassy or designated Mexican institution.