Latin America Graduate Student Awards

Are you interested in receiving fully sponsored graduate students from Mexico? 

UAlberta has official partnerships with the following organizations in those countries, which have a scholarship component for students to complete graduate studies abroad. 

If you have a research linkage in Mexico, we encourage you to reach out and alert your colleagues in these countries of opportunities for graduate students at UAlberta

For the professors who are interested in receiving sponsored students from these countries but do not have established linkages, please consult with UAlberta International for help in finding appropriate partners.

Procedure:

  1. Student must find a UAlberta supervisor
  2. Student submits an official online application to the UAlberta
  3. If admitted, student applies for the CONACYT-SENER scholarship, with official admission letter.
  4. If approved for the scholarship, student notifies UAlberta supervisor and UAlberta Sponsored Student Program.
  5. Student applies for student visa to Canada.

CONACYT-SENER Sustainability Call

  • Scholarship covers tuition and a stipend ($1,455 USD per month), for up to 2 years of a Masters and up to 4 years of a PhD
  • Target areas (Sustainability):
    • Exact Sciences and its relations to energy sector in the area of Energy Sustainability (i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, etc.
    • Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Clean Technology, Diversification of primary sources of energy
    • Disciplines around processes/sub processes in the area of Energy Sustainability (i.e. Systems, Information Technology, Instrumentation, Environmental and Sustainability Impact etc.

  • Deadline: April 27, 2018 

CONACYT-SENER Hydrocarbon Call: opens June 4, 2018

  • Scholarship covers tuition and a stipend ($1,455 USD per month), for up to 2 years of a Masters and up to 4 years of a PhD.
  • Target areas (Hydrocarbons):
    • Exact Sciences and its relations to energy sector in the area of Hydrocarbons (i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

    • Programs associated to different processes of the hydrocarbon sector (exploration and extraction, industrial transformation, logistics and transport)

    • Programs that support processes and sub processes of the hydrocarbon sector (i.e. Systems, Information Technology, Instrumentation, Environmental and Sustainability Impact etc).

    • Programs that support the integral management of the hydrocarbon sector (i.e. regulation, resource management, planning, negotiation, economics, and social sciences).

  • Deadline: July 13, 2018

CONACYT Call for PHD Abroad

  • Scholarship covers tuition and a stipend (approximately $1300 USD per month), for up to 4 years of a PhD
  • Target areas (Special Program for Science, Technology and Research (PECiTI): 
    • Exact and Natural Sciences

    • Environmental Sciences

    • Biotechnology

    • Agricultural Sciences

    • Health Sciences

    • Society

  • Deadline: June 15, 2018