ALIANZA-PACIFICO SCHOLARSHIP (Pacific Alliance)
The governments of Colombia, Chile, Peru and Mexico established a scholarship program named "Pacific Alliance Student Mobility and Academic Platform". Its purpose is to contribute to the training of advanced human capital, reciprocally granting scholarships, and under terms of equality among the four countries, to have undergraduate and postgraduate student exchange, and the exchange program for doctoral students, professors and researchers to start studies or professorial activities starting in the first semester of 2015.
Universidad de Medellin is one of the superior education institutions that belons to this alliance. Therefore, we invite all our academic community to participate in these calls which are open until November 15 of this year. These scholarships cover 100% of the tuition fees and include international air-tickets, insurance, and a monthly allowance.
This program targets students, professionals and researchers in the fields of business, finances, international trade, public administration, political science, tourism, economics, International relations, environment and climate change, and others including engineering, science, technology and exact sciences, as long as they fit the objectives of Pacific Alliance related to trade relations and international relations.
• Be in 5th semester
• Have a GPA ranging from 4.0 to 5.0
• have good mental and physical health
• Have a postgraduate GPA ranging from 4.0 to 5.0
• Have good mental and physical health
For further information, See
OSA SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC STUDIES
The OAS Academic Scholarship Program (Regular Program), established in 1958, grants scholarships for masters, doctorates or research leading to a degree. The Program Special Scholarships for English-speaking Caribbean people (SPECAF), established in 1983, and grants a scholarship for the last two years of college studies for citizens and residents of English-speaking Caribbean member states. In addition to these programs and through its Alliances for Education and Training programs (in Spanish, PAEC), the OAS offers other scholarship opportunities for academic studies with the support of member institutions in the Americas and around the world. Look at the open calls here: http://www.oas.org/es/scholarship/
"The Fulbright Program, of the US Department of State, is present in 155 nations in the world. In our country, Fulbright Colombia, the US-Colombia Education Exchange Committee was established on January 8, 1957 by an international agreement between the two governments.
It has the mission to foster intercultural knowledge, scientific cooperation, research and development through the training of leaders having a high degree of social commitment.
Fulbright scholarships are synonyms of world-wide academic and professional excellence; 45 Nobel prize winners and 21 Heads of State, including Juan Manuel Santos, currently the President of Colombia, have been granted Fulbright scholarships.
Approximately, 100 professionals receive Fulbright scholarships every year to undertake postgraduate studies, conduct research, teach college classes and participate in other professional and academic activities in the United States. Likewise, almost 50 US students, researchers and professors come to Colombia every year as recipients of Fulbright scholarships.
Since the start of the program in Colombia, some 2,600 Colombians have been granted scholarships to undertake master's and doctoral studies and research activities and teaching in the United States, and 1,300 US citizens have received scholarships to join our universities and strengthen our country's education system"
For complete information on these scholarships go to:
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLOMBIANS
In this site, users may find an excellent platform through which they will see the various types of scholarships currently offered and share experiences and information.
For open calls for candidates go to: http://www.scholarshipparacolombianos.com