National Council of Science and Technology of the United Mexican States (CONACYT) - University of Saskatchewan (CALDO Member University) Co-Funding Program

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

Ph.D. students

Number of selected applications: Unlimited
Duration of funding: Up to 4 years

Master students

Number of selected applications: Limited pending available USask research funding
Duration of funding: Up to 2 years

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

Applying

1. Apply to USask

2. 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 Study Permit (per request to the International and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC))

3. Apply to obtain CONACYT Scholarship:

Funding

Mexican Students seeking full PhD degree

Cost of living

CONACYT will provide a monthly stipend of $1100.00 USD for up to four years to cover cost of living and up to $715.00 USD annually for medical coverage.

Tuition

CONACYT will cover the cost of tuition (up to $300,000 MXN for the entire program). USask will provide a bursary equivalent to the international differential tuition for four years.

Mexican students seeking full Master degree studying in Mexican priority research areas (STEM)

Cost of living

CONACYT will provide a monthly stipend of $1100.00 USD for up to two years to cover cost of living and up to $715.00 USD annually for medical coverage.

Tuition

CONACYT will cover the cost of tuition (up to $76,800 MXN for the entire program). USask will provide a bursary equivalent to the 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 degree studying in Mexican non-priority research areas

Cost of living

CONACYT will provide a monthly stipend of $1100.00 USD for up to two years to cover cost of living and up to $715.00 USD annually for medical coverage.

Tuition

CONACYT will cover the cost of tuition (up to $76,800 MXN for the entire program). USask will provide a bursary equivalent to the 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

Kiela Caudillo
Student Recruitment Officer
kiela.caudillo@usask.ca

CONACYT

Marcela Cruz Caballero
USA and Canada Region
mcruzca@conacyt.mx