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

Program overview


Thesis-based master's students

PhD Students (full or sandwich)

Number of selected applicants



Duration of funding

Up to two years

Up to four years

Uruguayan students must meet the eligibility requirements for both the USask academic program and the ANII scholarship.

How to apply

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

  1. Apply to USask
  1. If the student is admitted, the University of Saskatchewan will provide:
  1. Apply to obtain ANII Scholarship:

Steps to apply

Applications are open from Dec. 17, 2021 to March 16, 2022

Open to subject areas in:
Software, Computer Services and Audiovisual Production; Human and Animal Health (including Pharmaceuticals); Agricultural and Agro-industrial Production; Environment and Environmental Services; Energy; Education and Social Development; Logistics and Transportation; Tourism. ICT; Biotechnology; Nanotechnology


Uruguayan students seeking full master or PhD degree




Cost of living

Monthly allowance in accordance with its norms for up to four years for PhD students and two years for master's students. Return international airfare, health insurance cost covered.



Tuition cost covered for up to four years for PhD students and two years for master's students.



Tuition bursary equivalent to international differential tuition for four years for PhD students and two years for Masters students.

For Sandwich PhDs: Stays in Uruguay are included in the total amounts and during those periods the student will receive from ANII the corresponding amount for a national PhD scholarship.


Student Recruitment Team