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Scholarships to Study in South America

Feb 16, 2024
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Scholarships to Study Abroad in Argentina

Mente Argentina Scholarships

Mente recognizes that for many students, scholarships are a necessity in order to study abroad. Keeping this in mind, each year Mente Argentina offers various scholarships for their programs in Buenos Aires. These scholarships are designed for motivated students that need assistance to cover the costs of travel and program fees.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship.

AWARD: Recipient awards range from $250 to $2,500 ARS depending on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: The completed materials for each scholarship application must be sent and received at least 120 days before the program start date. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Fulbright Scholarships- Argentina

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English teaching assistant programs. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, in order to promote mutual understanding through direct engagement in the community.

ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to passionate and accomplished graduating college seniors, graduate students and young professionals who hold an excellent academic record, possess strong leadership skills, and have a high sense of social commitment. Further eligibility varies depending on the scholarship.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded round trip international airfare, a monthly stipend, based on the cost of living in the host country, health insurance and assistance in the visa application process. Additional benefits depend on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies each year. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Universidad de Buenos Aires Scholarships

Universidad de Buenos Aires has partnered with the governments of Italy, Mexico, and China in order to provide scholarships to citizens of these countries who are enrolled in postgraduate programs at UBA. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded a monthly allowance, and some may also qualify for a tuition fee waiver of up to $25,000 ARS.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and time of enrollment. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Spanish Studies Abroad Scholarships

Spanish Studies Abroad is dedicated to helping students from around the world to study Spanish in a native speaking environment. These scholarships are available to students attending academic programs in Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Argentina. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards range from $500 to $1,500 USD per semester depending on the scholarship. This money is intended to offset extra expenses while abroad, such as flights, gifts, entertainment, etc.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Campus Global Scholarships

Campus Global has teamed up with Ministerio de Educación Argentina to create an extensive list of scholarships. These grants are available exclusively to internationals interested in traveling to Argentina. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards range from $500 AGS to 100% fee waivers depending on the scholarship. 

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and time of enrollment. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Universidad Nacional de Quilmes Scholarships

Universidad Nacional de Quilmes offers scholarships to both their in-person and online undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students. In addition to institutional scholarships, UNQ is partnered with other organizations in order to provide external scholarships through their website. . 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards range from small housing grants to 100% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and time of enrollment. Learn more by clicking the button below.



The Roberto Rocca Education Program

The Roberto Rocca Education Program is an initiative to provide scholarships and fellowships to talented graduate and undergraduate students of engineering and the applied sciences. These scholarships are available to students attending any one of the 16 partnered universities throughout Argentina.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards range from small grants to 100% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and enrollment time. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Universidad Austral Scholarships

Universidad Austral offers multiple scholarships in hopes of supporting all students with talent and enthusiasm to study undergraduate careers, who may otherwise be deprived of doing so due to economic difficulties. In addition, they wish to reward those who have demonstrated high academic commitment during high school.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards include 20%, 30%, 60%, and 80% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: The scholarship application must be turned in prior to the beginning of your entrance course. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Universidad de Belgrano Scholarships

Universidad de Belgrano proudly grants millions each year in economic support to undergraduate students in order to help them fulfill their academic objectives. These scholarships are open to all students enrolled at UBS.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards include 20%, 25%, 50%, and 100% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: December of each year. Learn more by clicking the button below. 



UBACYT Scholarships

The Secretariat of Science and Technology at Universidad de Buenos Aires offers UBACYT scholarships to students in order to promote the development of scientific activity and research in areas related to technological innovation and social development. 

ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that are either currently studying at UBA or have previously graduated from a nationally recognized university in Argentina.

AWARD: The amount of awards varies depending on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: The deadlines vary depending on the scholarship. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Boren Scholarships

The Boren Awards fund the intensive study of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergraduate or graduate students. All eligible applicants have the option to either apply for a Regional Flagship Language Initiative or select/design their own study program.

ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to U.S. citizens planning an overseas program in selected countries. Further eligibility varies depending on undergraduate Boren Scholars and graduate Boren Fellows.

AWARD: Recipient awards range from $8,000 to $25,000 USD depending on the program.

DEADLINE: January 24, 2024 for the Boren Fellowship program and January 31, 2024 for the Boren Scholarship. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Scholarships to Study Abroad in Brazil

The OAS Master's and Doctorate Scholarships in Brazil

The OAS provides scholarships and grants for graduate programs in Brazilian universities to outstanding citizens of OAS Member States. These initiatives aim to promote high-level human resource development, advance progress in participating countries, and enhance cooperation with Brazil.

ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to citizens or permanent residents of any OAS Member State, excluding Brazil. Applicants must not have received prior academic scholarships from the OAS or Brazil for the same level of studies. A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) is required for Master's and/or Doctorate program applications.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded full tuition waiver, a partial monthly stipend, a one-time OAS grant of $1,200 USD (limited to the first 150 ranked candidates). Free Portuguese language support is provided. The benefits are available for up to 24 months for Master's and 48 months for Doctorate degrees.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies each year. Learn more by clicking the button below.


Scholarships to Study Abroad in Chile

AGCID Scholarships

La Agencia de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo de Chile offers multiple scholarships to help students from Latin America, the Caribbean, and some African countries to carry out postgraduate and high-level training courses in Chile. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the Scholarship.

AWARD: Award varies depending on the scholarship. 

DEADLINE: The deadline varies each year. Learn more by clicking the button below. 



Juan Gómez Millas Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to provide financial aid to 150 foreign students from Latin America and the Caribbean who reside in Chile, and wish to further their university studies at a traditional or private institution accredited by the National Accreditation Commission.

ELIGIBILITY: To qualify for this scholarship, you must belong to the 70% of the population with the lowest income in Chile. 

AWARD: 150 first-year foreign students will be awarded financing for total or partial annual tuition with a maximum limit of CLP 1,150,000 (approximately $2,046 USD).

DEADLINE: The deadline varies each year. Learn more by clicking the button below. 



Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria Scholarships

Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria offers a broad range of financial aid to act as support for their hardworking students. These scholarships are open to all USM students from varying fields and programs.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on scholarship.

AWARD: Recipient awards range from 25% to 100% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship. 

DEADLINE: Enrolled students will automatically be considered for these awards, and contacted if deemed eligible. Learn more by clicking the button below.  



Universidad de Chile Scholarships

Universidad de Chile offers financial aid packages in order to solve any economic and social problems that may affect their students. To this end, each Faculty, Institute, and Program has a Student Welfare Service that provides students with guidance and professional attention. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship.

AWARD: Recipient awards range from $500 to $200,000 CLP depending on the scholarship. 

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and time of enrollment. Learn more by clicking the button below.  



Fulbright Scholarships- Chile

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English teaching assistant programs. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, in order to promote mutual understanding through direct engagement in the community.

ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to passionate and accomplished graduating college seniors, graduate students and young professionals who hold an excellent academic record, possess strong leadership skills, and have a high sense of social commitment. Further eligibility varies depending on the scholarship.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded round trip international airfare, a monthly stipend, based on the cost of living in the host country, health insurance and assistance in the visa application process. Additional benefits depend on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: 2024-2025 competition is closed. 2025-2026 competition will open in April 2024. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Universidad del Desarrollo Scholarships

Universidad del Desarrollo is a private university in Chile that provides multiple scholarships to reward both their native and international students. These scholarships are open to future and currently enrolled students. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards range from 5% to 100% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship. 

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and time of enrollment. Learn more by clicking the button below. 



Chilean Nelson Mandela Scholarship

The Chilean Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AGCID) is offering grants to pursue Master's studies at Chilean higher education institutions in 2024.

ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship is open to citizens of South Africa, Mozambique and Angola and preferably to those who work in the public or academic sectors in their home country.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded coverage of all expenses including tuition fees, medical insurance, monthly allowance of 560 000 CLP , book allowance of 90 000 CLP, Spanish language course and their return airfare.

DEADLINE: Learn more by clicking the button below. 



Convocatoria 2024 Programa Uchile-Sylff

The University of Chile together with the “Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund - Sylff” Program, administered by the Tokyo Foundation, announce the opening of the scholarship competition for Master’s programs of the University of Chile in the areas of Humanities, Sciences Social and other related, for the academic year 2024. 

ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship is open to Master’s students within Social Sciences, Humanities, or related disciplines.

AWARD: Award varies depending on the program. 

DEADLINE: Learn more by clicking the button below. 



The OAS Doctorate study programs in Chile

Initiated by the National Agency for Research and Development of Chile (ANID), the OAS Doctorate study programs in Chile offer financial support to doctoral students from OAS Member States by assisting them with initial costs for their studies in all areas of knowledge.

ELIGIBILITY: The program is open to nationals or permanent residents of OAS member states, with the exception of Chile, who wish to carry out their doctoral studies in Chile.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded a one-time subsidy of USD $1,200.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies each year. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Scholarships to Study Abroad in Colombia


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana-Bogotá Scholarships

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana-Bogotá offers scholarships and incentives that recognize the effort and dedication of their students during their admission, permanence, and graduation from PUJ.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded 80% tuition fee waivers. 

DEADLINE: Students will automatically be considered for these scholarships upon enrollment, and contacted if deemed eligible. Learn more by clicking the button below. 



Universidad Antonio Nariño Scholarships

Universidad Antonio Nariño proudly offers scholarships to help financially support their talented students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. These scholarships are open to both native and international students. 

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards include 20%, 30%, 70%, and 100% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and time of enrollment. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Universidad Nacional de Colombia annually awards multiple scholarships to their postgraduate students to serve as economic support and as a reward for their excellent academic performance.

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility varies depending on the scholarship. 

AWARD: Recipient awards range from small grants to 100% tuition fee waivers depending on the scholarship. 

DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship and time of enrollment. Learn more by clicking the button below.



Fulbright Scholarships- Colombia

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English teaching assistant programs. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, in order to promote mutual understanding through direct engagement in the community.

ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to passionate and accomplished graduating college seniors, graduate students and young professionals who hold an excellent academic record, possess strong leadership skills, and have a high sense of social commitment. Further eligibility varies depending on the scholarship.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded round trip international airfare, a monthly stipend, based on the cost of living in the host country, health insurance and assistance in the visa application process. Additional benefits depend on the scholarship.

DEADLINE: 2024-2025 competition is closed. 2025-2026 competition will open in April 2024. Learn more by clicking the button below.