Mexican Government Scholarships Program for International Students 2018

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Committed to maintain the role of Mexico as an actor with global responsibility, as well as to strengthen the bonds of academic collaboration with partner countries; the training of human resources and the internationalization of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) invites foreign citizens who are interested in studying a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting mobility program in Mexico, to participate in the “2018 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. These programs demonstrate the advancement that the country has achieved in the fields of sciences and humanities.

Benefit

  • Monthly Stipend

  • Registration fees and tuition

  • Health insurance

  • The cost of temporary resident / student visa

  • Round trip internatinal airfare (depending with the partner country)

  • Transportation from Mexico City to the host institution

Eligibility

  • Bachelors, Master’s or PhD Degrees as required by the program for which the scholarship is requested

  • The scholarships will be awarded on academic excellence. Minimum grade point average of 80 on a scale of 0-100, or the equivalent for the last academic degree received.

  • Be accepted, or currently enrolled in a program of the participating Mexican institutions in the Call.

Requirements

  • Documents in any language other than Spanish must be accompanied by a simple Spanish translation (need not be certified)

  • Applicantion form

  • Statement of Purpose

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Affidavit of assurance to return to his/her home country or country of residence. Must be completed and signed

  • Acceptance letter from the Mexican host institution

  • Copy of Diploma and transcript

  • Copy of birth certificate

  • Copy of valid password

  • Original medical certified issued by public or private institution

  • 4 recent photographs (not digital), full face on a white background, 3cm x 3cm, with name and nationality noted on the back

  • Letter of acceptance of general terms and conditions of the program with the candidate’s handwritten signature.

  • Applicants already in Mexico must have current immigration documents

  • If spanish is not the applicant’s native language, include certificate of an advance level of proficiency in Spanish from University of language center

How to apply

  • Online application (https://sigca.sre.gob.mx)

  • All documents and forms must be in Spanish or submitted with translations into Spanish.

  • Candidates will be informed of the results by the corresponding Mexican embassy or designated Mexican institution.

  • The scholarships are not transferable and cannot be deferred to future years

Deadline : 28 September 2017

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