CONACyT Mexico Scholarships

Type of award



Varies - please see the CONACyT website for details.

Specified use

Tuition fees and/or living expenses.

The University of Manchester offers a minimum of 10% discount on tuition fees to those students who receive a CONACyT scholarship for tuition. 

Some Schools also offer additional scholarships and bursaries for CONACyT scholarship holders.  This would be confirmed by the School if an offer of a place is made.

For PhD students applying to the School of Life Sciences, all CONACyT scholarship holders receive an additional scholarship from the School where tuition fees are higher than that supported by the CONACyT tuition scholarship.

Tenable period

Duration of Programme.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available


Funding provider

CONACyT Mexico

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate taught
  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available in all subject areas across the University.

Academic requirements

CONACyT set the academic requirement for their scholarships.  The usual ¿promedio¿ required by applicants is 8.5 in the Mexican system.

CONACyT will consider most subjects for funding, with the exception of Arts and Business.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from:

  • Mexico

Other eligibility criteria

As determined by CONACyT.

Application procedure

Please see CONACyT website for details.

Application form

Selection criteria

Selection criteria is set by CONACyT; please see their website for details

Selection body


Closing date

Varies, check CONACyT website for details.

Contact details for enquiries

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