Mexican Government Scholarship 2024 For International Students

Mexican Government Scholarship 2024 The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) invites foreign nationals who are interested in pursuing a specialization, master’s, or doctoral degree, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or participating in an academic mobility program at the undergraduate or graduate level. Mexican Government Scholarship 2024 Program for International Students in 2024.

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The challenge is offered to more than 180 countries under bilateral agreements, multilateral mechanisms, and special agreements. More than 70 Mexican Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) participate in the program and all have academic programs registered with the National Quality Postgraduate Program (PNPC) of the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT). The scholarship provides selected applicants with the necessary funds to complete their studies.

Mexican Government Scholarship 2024  Details

  • Host institution: Higher Education Institutions in Mexico. Please click here to download the full list.
  • Field of Study: Available fields at participating universities (Please click here to download the full list).
  • Number of awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: Please find details below.
  • Target group: Please check the full list of eligible countries below

Benefits of Mexican Government Scholarships

Fully funded, this Mexican Government Scholarship 2024 will provide successful applicants with the following benefits:

  • For Bachelor’s level, Specialization, Master’s degree or Master’s level research residency, a monthly maintenance amount of 4 (four times) the monthly value of the Unit of Measurement and Update (UMA), currently equivalent to 11,700.36 Mexican pesos per month. UMA is subject to changes stipulated by law (Maintenance is delivered at the end of the month).
  • For PhD fellowships, doctoral and postdoctoral research fellowships, medical specialties and subspecialties, a monthly maintenance amount of 5 (five) times the monthly value (UMA), currently equivalent to 14,625.45 Mexican pesos.
  • Enrollment and tuition in accordance with the program provisions of each Mexican educational institution.
  • Health insurance through the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), valid starting from the seventh month of the scholarship and with a duration corresponding to the duration of the scholarship awarded.

Exemption from Mexican Visa Costs.

International air travel after satisfactory completion of the scholarship. The ticket will be provided in economy class and according to the flight route designated for AMEXCID as best as possible. See the list of countries to which this benefit will be granted.

Any change that the scholarship recipient wishes to make to the ticket purchased by AMEXCID after it has been issued will be paid for by the applicant. If studies are conducted outside of Mexico City, transportation from Mexico City to the host city of the receiving academic institution and back to Mexico City at the end of the academic activities with a successful outcome will be covered.

For trips from Mexico City to the city where the higher education institution (IES) is located, the distance by land is less than 5 (five) hours, as well as for those transfers that do not have an air route from the city from Mexico, transportation will be country. Trips longer than 5 (five) hours will be covered by air from Mexico City, in which case AMEXCID will purchase the ticket. Eligibility for a Mexican Government Scholarship.


Mexican Government Scholarship 2024 Eligibility

To apply for Mexican Government Scholarship 2024, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a national of one of the eligible countries listed above
  • have the bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree required to obtain the degree for which the scholarship is sought.
  • achieve a minimum grade point average of 85 (on a scale of 0 to 100 or 8.5 on a scale of 10) or its equivalent in the most recently completed academic degree.
  • have a minimum Spanish level of B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference.
  • Applicants will be selected without discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, gender, age, disability, social status, medical condition, religion, sexual views or preferences, marital status or any other situation and/or condition that violates human dignity and aims to nullify or harms the rights and freedoms of individuals and will be subject to the following criteria:
  • Applicant’s background of academic excellence.
  • History of working as a teacher or researcher in public universities and scientific research centers in the country of origin.
  • Choice of study or research in institutions located in the inland states of the Republic of Mexico.
  • Preference will be given to studies of social care, science and technology, sports, tourism, culture and education, humanitarian aid.
  • Preference will be given to an applicant who has never had an AMEXCID scholarship.

All individuals who fall into the following categories are not eligible to apply for the AMEXCID Scholarship.

  1. Foreign diplomats accredited in Mexico, as well as their families;
  2. Aliens in Mexico who do NOT have temporary resident status in Mexico;
  3. Aliens who are also Mexican nationals, including the child of a Mexican father or mother;
  4. Foreign nationals who have or wish to obtain a Mexican family visa.
  5. Applicants who have received a scholarship in the immediately preceding year from any federal government institution.
  6. If you have a scholarship awarded by any dependency of the Government of Mexico.
  7. Preference will be given to candidates who:

Which Countries Are Eligible to Apply for the AMEXCID Scholarship?

Below is the full list of all countries whose citizens are eligible to apply for the 2024-2023 Beca De Excelencia Del Gobierno De México.

North America: Canada.

Latin America: Bolivia, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay.

Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic. Sahrawi Arab Democratic, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Asia: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, The Philippines, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam.

Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

Caribbean: Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominica, Grenade, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent And the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.

Europe: Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hellenic Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Middle East: Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Pacific: Australia, Cook Islands, Eswatini, Federated States Of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Syria, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

Non-Autonomous Territories: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Occidental Sahara, Pitcairn, St. Helen, Tokelau, Turks and Caicos Islands.

Program Duration

Please find in the table below, the maximum duration of all types of programs available for the Mexican scholarship (AMEXCID Scholarship).

Modality Scholarship Duration
Bachelor’s Degree 24 months maximum
Mobility program at Master’s level 18 months maximum
Research stays at the Master’s, Doctorate and Postdoctoral level 12 months maximum (1 month minimum)
Specialization 12 months maximum
Mastery 24 months maximum
Doctorate 36 months maximum
Medical Specialties and Sub Specialties 36 months maximum
Highly specialized medical courses 12 months maximum

How to Apply for a Mexican Government Scholarship 2024?

Eligible candidates who would like to apply for this scholarship program for  Latin America scholarship should click on the button below and follow the instructions to apply.

Please upload all required documents to the online application system. The results of the Mexican Government Scholarship 2024 will be communicated to selected applicants by e-mail only. For questions about this scholarship program, contact: (in Spanish).

Useful Attachments:

  1. Eligible ProgramsAnnex 1
  2. Eligible InstitutionsAnnex 2
  3. International Air Transportation Annex 3
  4. Eligible CountriesAnnex 4
  5. FormAnnex 5
  6. Letter Of Return To The CountryAnnex 6
  7. Letter Of Acceptance Of The Terms Of The Call Annex 7
  8. Truth LetterAnnex 8
  9. Health Insurance CoverageAnnex 9
  10. Applicant’s Manual (Annex 10).
 LEVEL: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, Postdoctoral, Research
 FUNDING: Fully Funded
 PLACE: Mexico
 STATUS: Available