Colombia Government invites applications for the Full Scholarships open to Foreign professionals in the range of age between 25-49 years old, who have an undergraduate degree (university degree or bachelor) in different disciplines for 2018/2019 academic year.
Financial grants offered to foreign citizens, in return for international cooperation received by Colombia under existing cooperation agreements.

Worth of Award

  • TUITION FEES: 100% coverage of all these costs granted by the Colombian universities
    (only for academic programs found in the catalog of this call).
  • INCIDENTAL: Grant of $208.853COP) for once during the period of studies, just in case of
    circumstances beyond the beneficiary control.
  • STIPEND FOR BOOKS AND MATERIALS: Grant of $401.321COP for once, at the
    beginning of the academic program
  • MONTHLY ALLOWANCE: Grant of the sum equivalent to 3 Minimum Monthly Legal
    salaries. $2.343.726 COP
  • HEALTH INSURANCE: Wide coverage in medical assistance only in Colombia, during the
    period of studies.
  • INSTALLATION COSTS: Grant of {$401.321COP for once at the beginning of studies


  • Foreign professionals in the range of age between 25-49 years old, who have undergraduate degree (university degree or bachelor) in different disciplines, who have a grade point average of 4.0 on the Colombian scale of 1 to 5, and at least 1 year of professional experience in their field of study.
  • The candidate must master the Spanish language (reading, writing and speaking) He/she must deliver us a certificate of these competencies and must have an admission letter from the Colombian educational institution in any career determined in the catalog annex to this call.
  • The candidate must not live in Colombia and must not have Colombian nationality.

How to Apply
Apply online via their website, click the link below

Applications Requirements

  • Prove minimum one year experience in their field of study, after obtaining the degree.
    The candidate must have successfully completed college.
  • The academic program should start in the second semester of 2018. Admission to programs starting in 2019 will not be contemplated.
  • The candidate must be in a range of age between 25-49 years old.
  • Applications from foreign citizens who are living in Colombia will not be accepted
  • The documents must arrived through the embassies or directly to the International Relations Office of ICETEX in Bogot√°-Colombia before the 1
    st June 2018.

Deadline: applications close 1st June 2018

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