Grants For Students



Public Policy Initiative
Opens: March 1, 2020
Closes: Oct. 13, 2020

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: March 1, 2020

• Closes: October 13, 2020 5:00 pm EST

• Universities often have an independent nomination process with internal deadlines. See your campus Fulbright Program Advisor.

• Candidates applying "at-large" must submit their application online through https://us.fulbrightonline.org. When applying, please select Study/Research as award type and select Public Policy for special award type.

• For further information please email: FulbrightStudentAdvisingWHA@iie.org

• Shortlisted candidates will be invited to be interviewed in February 2021.

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

jackal.tanelorn@comexus.org.mx

Berlín 18 Piso 2 Colonia Juárez

C.P 06600 Mexico DF

(5255)5592.2861

@comexus

/ComexusFulbrightGR

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