Grants For Students

Public Policy Initiative
Closes: Oct 6, 2017

Program Description

Pursuant to the Commission’s interest in public policies, students conducting research in the areas of public administration or policies will be funded through a Fulbright-García Robles grant. Candidates at all degree levels (terminal Undergraduate, Master’s or Ph.D.) will be considered.

Security Policy

The commission follows the recommendations of both the Mexican government and the U.S. Embassy Travel Warnings when placing US Fulbright grantees in Mexico. This may mean that placement will be restricted in certain states or areas of Mexico depending upon these recommendations.
See U.S. Department of State webpage for detailed information:


• Fluent Spanish

• Minimum degree: B.S./B.A.

• Letter of affiliation from a Mexican academic institution

• Must not be living or working in Mexico during the application process

• Double citizenship candidates can compete for a grant.


• Monthly maintenance

• One round-trip international air ticket for the grantee

• Fulbright medical benefit plan

• Commission’s assistance with the visa paperwork

• Additional dependant allowances

Call for Applications

• Opens: April 3, 2017

• Closes: Oct 6, 2017

Applications must be sumbitted online through IIE ( For further information please email:

Starting date:

- Should correspond with standard academic semesters: August/September 2017 or January 2018

- September 2016 through May 2017 is preferred

The US-Mexico Commission for Educational & Cultural Exchange is the lead binational agency dedicated to promoting understanding between the two countries through educational exchange of citizens who have demonstrated excellence.

For additional details:

Berlín 18 Piso 2 Colonia Juárez

C.P 06600 Mexico DF




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