Mexican Government Scholarships 2015

Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores,
Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo,
Plaza Juárez 20, Piso 4,
Colonia Centro, C.P. 06010,
México D.F.,
Email : becas@sre.gob.mx.
Website : www.becas.sre.gob.mx.

Government of Mexico has announced the ‘2015 Mexican Government Scholarships for International Students’

The scholarships are offered to more than 180 countries through a series of bilateral conventions, multilateral programs and special agreements. More than 70 Mexican institutions participate and all offer academic programs registered with the National Council for Science and Technology ( CONACYT ) as National Quality Graduate Programs. These programs demonstrate the progress made by Mexico in the sciences and humanities.

Mexican Government scholarships are awarded annually for the following :

ProgramMaximum Duration of the Scholarship
Undergraduate and graduate mobility
programs
One academic term ( Quarter,
Trimester or Semester )
Graduate research and postdoctoral
fellowships
12 Months ( 1 Month Minimum )
Specializations 1 Year
Master’s degrees
2 Years
Doctorates
3 Years
Medical specialities and subspecialties 3 Years

Mexican Government Scholarships 2015 Selection Process

Preference will be given to candidates that :

  • Select a program on an issue important to the development of their country.
  • Apply for graduate programs not available in their country.
  • Study or do research at institutions located outside of the Mexico City metropolitan area.
  • Hold faculty or research positions at public universities and scientific research centers in their country.
  • Are public officials in charge of areas or programs of special interest for their country.
  • Have not previously received a scholarship from the Mexican government.

Applications that meet all of the requirements are subject to review by authorities from the applicants’ respective countries as part of the selection process.

The Mexican government will only review files received from its embassies.

Mexican Government Scholarships 2015 Selection Criteria

  • Academic excellence of the candidate in the intended area of study.
  • The intended field of study in Mexico is related to the applicant’s academic and job history.
  • The area of study is important to and has a direct impact on the development of the applicant’s country.
  • The program must relate to specific current or approved projects that have an impact on the development of the applicant’s country.

The final decision on the scholarships is made solely by the Mexican government.

Mexican Government Scholarships 2015 Application Deadline

Mexican Government Scholarships applications for the scholarships will be accepted from 9th May, 2014 to 31st July, 2014.

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