The Mexican government has launched a scholarship programme for foreign students wishing to pursue bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in Mexico.

Overview of Scholarship

  • Host Country: Mexico
  • Category: Specialization, Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD Degrees, and Postgraduate Researches including short-term fellowships
  • Eligible Countries: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Caribbean, Middle East, North America, Pacific
  • Deadline: 24th July 2022

Duration of Scholarship

  • Graduate research and postdoctoral fellowships-12 months (1 month minimum)
  • Specialization – 1 year
  • Master’s degree – 2 Years
  • Doctorate- 3 or 4 years
  • Medical specialties and subspecialties- 3 Years

Scholarship Benefits

  • Enrollment fees and tuition
  • Health Insurance
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Transportation from Mexico city to the Host Institution

Selection Criteria 

Nominations are evaluated and selected based on academic excellence.

Eligibility to apply

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree, depending on the requirements of the programme for which the scholarship is sought. The names of technical and/or commercial degrees are not accepted. For Bachelor’s level mobility, it will not be necessary to submit a diploma, only evidence of studies from the most recent academic session, granted by the institution of origin.
  • Candidates cannot reside in Mexico during the application process.
  • Applicants must have earned a minimum grade point average of eighty (80), on a scale from 0 to 100 for their most recent academic degree. Applications with a grade point average below the minimum will not be accepted.
  • The scholarships are not transferable and cannot be deferred to future years.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online through the Academic Cooperation Management System (SIGCA (, during the duration of the Call.

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