The National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) provides scholarships to foreign students interested in studying a graduate degree in Mexico: doctoral, masters or specialty in all areas of knowledge.

►What are the requirements?

  1. Be accepted and enrolled in a mexican graduate program registered in the PNPC. 

In the Universidad de Sonora there are 38 graduate degrees accredited by the Mexican Postgraduate Quality Program SEP-CONACYT (PNPC).

  1. Have a minimum average grade point of 8 (in a scale 10 to 0) in the immediate previous level of studies.

►Benefits for the fellow student.

Monthly stipend scholarship to students accepted in any academic programs registered at the PNPC. By 2018, the approximate monthly stipend scholarship are:





Master Degree




Possibility of obtain a short stay at universities or research centers in Mexico or outside (mixed scholarship) for fellows CONACYT in programs registered at the PNPC.

►Additional supports for the fellow.

Medical service provided by the Institute for Social Security and Services for State Workers (Spanish: Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado, or ISSSTE).

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