CONACYT and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have established a graduate co-funding program for Mexican nationals to pursue master and PhD studies at USask with funding provided jointly through CONACYT and USask. USask is a member of CALDO.

Program overview

 

PhD students

Master's students

Number of selected applicants

Unlimited

Limited

Duration of funding

Up to four years

Up to two years

Mexican students must meet the eligibility requirements for both the USask academic program and the CONACYT scholarship.

How to apply

How to apply to the CONACYT—University of Saskatchewan Co-Funding Program:

  1. Apply to USask
  1. If the student is admitted, the University of Saskatchewan will provide:
  • Conditional letter of admission
  • Summary of the research project and approval with the supervisor’s signature
  • Supervisor’s Curriculum Vitae or resume
  • Information on the academic program including the start and end date of the program, and courses
  • Document detailing yearly costs
  • Information about how to obtain a Study Permit (per request) to the International and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC) 
  1. Apply to obtain CONACYT Scholarship:

Funding

Mexican students seeking full PhD degree

 

CONACYT

USask

Cost of living

Monthly stipend for up to four years to cover cost of living and medical coverage

 

Tuition

Tuition cost covered (up to $300,000.00 MXN for the whole program)

 

Tuition bursary equivalent to international differential tuition for four years

Mexican students seeking full master's degree studying in Mexican priority research areas (STEM)

 

CONACYT

USask

Cost of living

Monthly stipend for up to two years to cover cost of living and medical coverage

 

Tuition

Tuition cost covered (up to $76,800.00 MXN for the entire program)

 

Tuition bursary equivalent to international differential tuition for two years

Mexican priority research areas can be found in the Padron Nacional de Postgrados de Calidad (PNPC).

 

Mexican students seeking full master's degree studying in Mexican non-priority research areas

 

CONACYT

USask

Cost of living

Monthly stipend for up to two years to cover cost of living and medical coverage

 

Tuition

Tuition cost covered (up to $76,800.00 MXN for the entire program)

 

Tuition bursary equivalent to international differential tuition for two years

Mexican non-priority research areas can be found at CONACYT-FINBA Fine Arts and CONACYT-FUNED Humanities.

Contact information

USask
Shiney Choudhary
Student Recruitment Officer