2019 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students

Applications are invited for the 2019 Mexican Government Scholarship on the 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 2019 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students. The Scholarship is Fully Sponsored by the Mexican Government.

This Scholarship for International Students is a great opportunity to explore the horizons of different industries. The Free Scholarship will cover all the Expenses of a Participant. Mexican government invites every year scholarships for Students under amexcid scholarship.

This Full Scholarships for Students consists of Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students, Graduate Scholarships, Masters Scholarships for International Students & Ph.D. Scholarships, Doctoral Scholarships

About 2019 Mexican Government Scholarship:

  • 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.
  • By offering Mexican government scholarships for international students, Mexico strengthens its role as an actor with global responsibility and renews its commitment to cooperation programs that help create highly-skilled human capital.
  • The presence in Mexico of international students, academics and scientists help build permanent bridges of dialogue that enrich the long-term foreign policy agenda through contributions of exceptional value for the country and its partners abroad. In addition, the Mexican institutions and academic community benefit from the increased internationalization.

General Terms & Conditions:

All Scholarships awarded under this call will be to begin academic activities from 1st March to 8th of December, 2019, in the following Modalities:

Academic Studies & Scholarship Duration:

  • Undergraduate & Graduate Mobility Programs (One Academic Term (trimester, quarter or semester))
  • Graduate-Level research and postdoctoral fellowships (12 Months (1 Month Minimum))
  • Specialization (1 Year)
  • Masters Degree (2 Years)
  • Doctoral Programs (3 or 4 Years (according to the program)
  • Medical specialization and subspecialization (3 Years)

Please Check the List of Institutions & academic Programs which will be offered & which will be not offered in Mexican Government Scholarship at




  • The scholarships for academic studies are offered to take complete programs for Specialization, Master’s or Ph.D. Degrees, and Postgraduate Researches. Likewise, the offer includes academic mobility for Bachelors and Postgraduate Degree.
  • 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 Benefits:

  • Monthly stipend of 4 (four) times the value of the unit of Measure and Actualization (UMA) for Undergraduate mobility scholarships, Specializations, Master’s degrees or Masters-level research, Spanish language or Mexican culture courses. During 2018, the stipend was calculated with the minimum salary in Mexico City and was equivalent of $9,604.80 pesos (approximately USD 529.77).
  • Monthly stipend of 5 (five) times the value of The Unit of Measure and Actualization (UMA) for Doctoral programs and Research periods, Postdoctoral fellowships and Medical specialties and subspecialties. During 2018, the stipend was calculated with the minimum salary in Mexico City and was equivalent of $12,066.00 Mexican pesos (approximately USD $665.52).
  • Monthly stipends are not divisible or partial. The Scholarships will be paid at the end of each month.
  • Registration fees and tuition, as established by the program at each institution, subject to the final decision of the participating HEI, established in the letter of acceptance.
  • Health insurance from the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), starting the third month of the scholarship. The Scholarship recipient must have health insurance that covers both major and minor medical expenses and provides international coverage for the first three months in Mexico.
  • The cost of the temporary resident/student visa issuance, for stays longer than 180 days.

Round Airfare Tickets:

  • Depending on the reciprocity with the partner country, it will be included a round-trip international airfare at the beginning and/or satisfactory term of the scholarship. The air ticket will be purchased in economy class and will be considered the most convenient flight route for the Academic Exchange Office.
  • Should the recipient of the scholarship is pursuing studies outside Mexico City, transportation from Mexico City to the host institution
    and back will be provided, at the start and end of his/her academic activities.

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

Application Deadline:

  • The Application Deadline for the Mexican Government Scholarship is 28th September 2018.
  • The Deadline will not be extended.
  • The Results will be announced on 5th December 2018 through the Mexican diplomatic offices abroad.

Very Important Part:

Please Download the Following Documents including the Application form for in-depth deep details about each and every point regarding the Mexican Government Scholarship. All Details are given under the PDF Document.

2019 Mexican Government Scholarships for International Students

List of Institutions and Academic Programs

Download the Application Form


  1. Hi. My diploma grade is 18 : 91 and my pre-university degree Is 16 : 44.
    I’m from iran. Is it possible for me to study in university of Mexico?
    I want to study medical (undergraduate)
    I am an Iranian and is the acceptance of the University of Mexico for Iranians believe?
    How much the tuition fees of Medical University ?
    I’m not good in accordance with the terms of the financial value of the dollar that is very much our country u.
    Are awarded. scholarships for me?
    I can’t pay tuition fees but I can pay myself spend.
    And how much the tution fees of medical university?
    Be greatful if you are guiding me
    Thank you

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