Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACyT)

If you are a research student from Mexico, you may be eligible for a Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACyT) scholarship. Together with CONACyT we provide funding for research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities.

PhD student looks through a microscope in a science lab at the University of Sussex

PhD scholarships 

Applications are currently closed for this award.

See our full list of scholarships

How to apply 

You must have received an unconditional offer from Sussex before applying for a CONACyT scholarship. This is because CONACyT need proof of an official letter from Sussex to consider your funding application. 

You must be:

Find out more about how to apply by visiting the CONACyT website

Research areas

You can apply for a CONACyT Scholarship if you are carrying out research in one of the following areas:

  • Business and Management
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Geography
  • Informatics
  • International Law
  • International Relations
  • Life Sciences 
  • Media Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Politics

More about CONACyT

The scholarship programme was set up to help further scientific and technological innovation in Mexico.

Sussex was selected by CONACyT to be a partner organisation.

Applications for funding are reviewed by CONACyT. CONACyT prioritise scholarships in science, technology and engineering, but also fund social science and humanities research.

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