CONACyT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)

CONACyT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)

Robert Gordon University is very proud to be recognised by CONACyT as one of the approved institutions for receiving fully funded students for post graduate taught and research programmes.

Awarding Body
The Government of Mexico
Tuition fees and living costs
Up to 4 calls per year


The scholarship covers up to 300,000 MXN (Mexican pesos) in tuition costs per year for MSc and PhD programmes, plus a £770 per month stipend (during the whole duration of the programme) in living expenses costs and an additional one time £150 for medical insurance (NHS surcharge), giving students a unique opportunity to study overseas.

Students are not required to pay this money back, however they are required to return to work in Mexico after their period of study. 


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Mexico

Please visit the CONTACTyL website for details of which calls in which Mexican States are open.

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Postgraduate
  • PhD

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

Students must:

  • have a ‘promedio’ of 8.0
  • meet the English language requirements and the entry requirements to the chosen postgraduate course at RGU
  • have an offer to study at RGU before applying to CONACyT 

How to Apply

Students should first apply to RGU and get an offer to study your chosen course.

Apply to CONACYT for funding with your Offer Letter.

If you need help with the process our in-country representatives will be happy to help you.

CONACyT may require a bespoke offer letter from the University, which can be arranged by contacting Mario Avila Flores or Email International Enquiries

Once you have received your funding letter from CONACYT simply submit this to Robert Gordon University, we will issue you with a CAS allowing you to apply for a Study Visa.

Find out more information about the active calls and deadlines:

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