Mexican Government Scholarship Program for Foreign Students, 2014

Mexican Government
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Mexican Government offers scholarship program for foreign students. The scholarships for academic studies are offered for those who preferred to take complete programs for Specialization, Master’s or PhD Degrees and Postgraduate Researches. Likewise, the offer includes academic mobility for Bachelor’s and Postgraduate Degree. On the other hand, the scholarships for special programs are offered to take short-term fellowships addressed to Visiting Professors, Researchers in Mexico’s issues, Media Contributors, Art Production Fellowships, etc. The application deadline is August 30, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to study any one of the courses available at participating Mexican institutions except Business administration, Plastic surgery, accounting, marketing, dentistry and advertising.
Course Level: The scholarships for academic studies are offered to take complete programs for Specialization, Master’s or PhD Degrees, and Postgraduate Researches. Likewise, the offer includes academic mobility for Bachelor’s and Postgraduate Degree. On the other hand, the scholarships for special programs are offered Preferred to take short-term fellowships addressed to Visiting Professors, Researchers in Mexico’s issues, Media Contributors, Art Production Fellowships, etc.
Scholarship Provider: Mexican Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Mexico

Eligibility: -The scholarships for academic studies are offered Preferred to take complete programs for Specialization, Master’s or PhD Degrees, and Postgraduate Researches. Likewise, the offer includes academic mobility for Bachelor’s and Postgraduate Degree. On the other hand, the scholarships for special programs are offered Preferred to take short-term fellowships addressed to Visiting Professors, Researchers in Mexico’s issues, Media Contributors, Art Production Fellowships, etc.
-Candidates cannot be living in Mexico at the time of application.
-Except in special cases, scholarships cannot begin in November or December.
-Requests for information and all scholarship applications must be submitted to the Mexican embassy or concurrent embassy of the applicant’s country or to the designated Mexican institution. Only applications that fulfill all of the requirements will be considered.
-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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of North America (United States, Canada and Canada / Province of Quebec), 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 ( 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 Rep., India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Democratic Rep., Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Islamic Rep. of Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Kingdom of Timor – Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Socialist Rep. of , 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, 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 Congo, Rwanda, Saharawi, Arab Rep., Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Middle East (Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian National 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 Islands and United States Virgin Islands can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Mexican Cultural diplomacy has worked for decades in several successful programs, one of which is undoubtedly the formation of human capital through scholarships for obtaining academic degrees and conducting research in various areas of knowledge. The General Directorate for Cultural Affairs through the Directorate for Academic Exchange, designs and manages the Scholarship Program for Foreigners of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Mexico Government Scholarships mention two ways: the academic scholarships and grants for special programs.The academic scholarships are offered for full programs at specialty, master’s, doctoral and conduct research at the graduate level. The offer also includes academic mobility in the undergraduate and graduate levels. For its part, grants for special programs are for short stay visitors aimed at teachers, researchers in Mexico issues, media partners and stays of artistic creation, among others.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Undergraduate and graduate academic mobility programs- one academic term (quarter, trimester or semester)
-Graduate research and postdoctoral fellowships-12 months (1 month minimum)
-Specialization-1 year
-Master’s degree- 2 Years
-Doctorate- 3 years
-Medical specialties and subspecialties- 3 Years

What does it cover? -Enrollment fees  and tuition.
-Health Insurance
-Transportation from Mexico city to the Host Institution
-Monthly Stipend

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on academic excellence.

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

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post. The completed, original applications must be submitted prior to the deadline. Applications sent by fax or email will not be accepted. All documents and forms must be in Spanish or submitted with translations into Spanish.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 30, 2013.

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