The National Council of Science and Technology 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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