2017 Mexican Government Scholarships for International Students

On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) invites foreign citizens who are interested in studying for a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program, to participate in the 2017 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students.

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.

The scholarships are awarded annually for the following:

Program Maximum Length of the Scholarship
Undergraduate and graduate mobility programs One academic term (quarter, trimester or semester)
Graduate-level research and postdoctoral fellowships 12 months (1 month minimum)
Specializations 1 year
Master’s degrees 2 years
Doctorates 3 or 4 years (according to the program)
Medical specializations and sub specializations 3 years

The entire scholarship application process must be done at the Mexican Embassy in Norway. It is important to note that the application period will remain active until September 23th, 2016.

You can find the table of contents here.

For more information please do not hesitate to contact my colleague Mario Chaparro (mchaparro@sre.gob.mx) or check the following link:


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