Grants For Students



Public Policy Initiative
Opens: April, 2022
Closes: Oct. 11, 2022

Program Description

Pursuant to the Commission’s interest in public policy, this grant provides U.S. students studying a master’s or pursuing their PhD the opportunity to pursue a 9 months research project in the areas of public administration or public policy. Candidates with terminal master’s degrees are also welcome to apply. Candidates with only a bachelor’s degree will not be considered for this award, and are encouraged to apply to one of our other U.S. Student programs: Binational Business, English Teaching Assistant or Graduate Degree Program.

Requirements:

• Fluent Spanish.

• Minimum degree: MS/MA or currently enrolled in a master’s program (Candidates who are not in a Master's program or higher will not be considered).

• Letter of affiliation from a Mexican academic institution.

• Candidates studying, living or working in Mexico during the application process are not eligible to apply.

• Candidates who currently have a temporary or permanent resident card to Mexico are not eligible to apply.

• Double citizenship candidates can compete for a grant.

Benefits:

• Monthly maintenance.

• One round-trip international air ticket for the grantee.

• Book allowance.

• Fulbright medical benefit plan.

• Commission’s assistance with the visa paperwork.

• Additional dependent allowances.

Call for Applications

• Opens: April, 2022

• Closes: October 11, 2022 5:00 pm EST

• For further information please see https://us.fulbrightonline.org/countries/western-hemisphere/mexico/1862 or email
FBStudent.WHA@iie.org

• Shortlisted candidates will be invited to be interviewed in February 2023.

• “At large“ candidates must submit their application online "here" https://apply.iie.org/apply/?sr=756f3842-bbeb-4c36-b626-2758fd22d3f6. When doing so, please select Study/Research as award type and select select Public Policy for special award type.

Starting date:

• Nine or six month grants awarded

• Nine month grants from Sept. 1 through May 31

• Six month grants from Jan. 1 through June 30

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

For additional details: www.comexus.org.mx

Contact: Pedro Antonino
pedro.antonino@comexus.org.mx

Berlín 18 Piso 2 Colonia Juárez

C.P 06600 Mexico DF

(5255)5592.2861

@comexus

/ComexusFulbrightGR

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