Mexican Government Scholarships Program for International Students 2018


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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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 (

  • 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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