Mexican Government Scholarship

INTRODUCTION

The Government of Mexico have offered 5 scholarships for Indian nationals for the year 2012 for studies at a Mexican University or any institution of higher education in Mexico. The scholarships would be available for studies in the following subject fields: 1. Agriculture 2. Biotechnology 3. Information Technology 4. Electronics Engineering If Spanish is not the applicants native language, proof of advanced knowledge of Spanish issued by a university or language learning center must be attached.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

LEVEL OF STUDY: Post-graduate and Ph.D. QUALIFICATION: Should have Bachelors Degree or equivalent with having a minimum cumulative grade average of 8 on a scale of 0-10, in relevant subject for Post-graduate studies. The candidate should have Post-graduate Degree with having a minimum cumulative grade average of 8 on a scale of 0-10 in relevant subject for Ph.D. Receiving academic acceptance from the host Mexican institute. (A list of participating Mexican Institutions are given in the web site: www.sre.gob.mx/becas and http://becas.sre.gob.mx Preference will be given by the Mexican Government to candidates that apply for graduate programs not available in their country. SELECTION CRITERIA Academic excellence in the intended area of study The intended field of study in Mexico is related to the applicants academic and job history. The area of study is important to and has a direct impact on the development of the applicants country. The applicants prospects of rejoining the workforce in his/her country at the conclusion of the scholarship. Relationship of the course of study to specific current or approved projects, and their degree of impact on the development of the applicants country. The skills acquired will have a specific application.

CAREER PROSPECTS

SCHOLARSHIPS BENEFITS Enrollment and tuition in accordance with the provisions of each institutions program. An allowance of: Four times the current minimum wage in the Federal District for specialty, masters or master-level research and Spanish or Mexican culture studies. This amount is currently equivalent to $7,178.40 pesos. Five times the current minimum wage in the Federal District for Ph.D., doctoral research, postdoctoral stays, medical specialties and subspecialties, and expert and artist residencies. This amount is currently equivalent to $8,973.00 pesos. Medical insurance covered by Mexican Social Security Institution (IMSS), starting three months after the scholarship is initiated. Transportation from Mexico City to the host institution when the scholarship starts, and back to Mexico City upon completion of the scholarship. All expenses not mentioned above will be paid by the scholarship holder, as well as the expenses arising from credit transfer acceptance, thesis printing, academic degree attainment requirements, and registration in the National Registry of Foreign Residents.

PAY PACKAGE

Application on plain paper (in prescribed format) along with photocopies of educational certificates (including proof of age) and other documents, with a copy of recent passport size photograph pasted on the application, should reach Section Officer, ES.5 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, West Block-1, Wing-6, 2nd Floor, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110 066 by 5.9.2011. Applications received after 5.9.2011 will not be entertained.
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