CONACYT, Mexican Scholarship Program


Enrolment status New students
Student type International students
Level of study Postgraduate, Higher Degree by Research
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Engineering and Computing, Health and Behavioural Sciences
Scholarship value Tuition fees and living allowance
Scholarship duration Between 2-4 years
Number awarded Varies


The National Council for Science and Technology, the United Mexican States (CONACYT) has the largest scholarship program for postgraduate studies in Mexico, with more than 40 years of experience in managing scholarships.   Their scholarship program provides access to the Mexican population to complete high-level postgraduate students in academic institutions of excellence, both in the country and abroad.  CONACYT’s mission is to promote continuous improvement to the quality of Mexican graduates, to give support to increasing scientific, technological, social, humanistic skills, and increase innovation the country.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be a citizen of Mexico
  • have applied for a masters or higher degree by research program at The University of Queensland
  • satisfy the general and specific requirements and been awarded the CONACYT scholarship
  • meet the academic requirements for entry to The University of Queensland and been offered a place in the program
  • commence full-time enrolment as an onshore international student at The University of Queensland

Check further CONACYT eligibility requirements on the CONACYT website.

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CONACYT Foreign Scholarships Office
+(52) 55 5322-7683