Habesha Project Scholarships for Refugees in Mexico
Type: Master's Degree
Who: Arab refugees interested in studying in Mexico
What: - A student visa. - Travel to Mexico (from the first country of asylum). - Validation of previous qualifications. - Recognized refugee status in Mexico. - Temporary accommodation in a student residence. - 1-year intensive Spanish language and integration course, as well as pre-university classes. - Full scholarship provided by one of Mexico’s top higher education institutions. - Academic, psychosocial, migratory, and medical monitoring and support. - Healthcare plan until graduation. - Monthly allowance until the 5th (Bachelor’s) or 3rd (Master’s) semester. - Support with academic costs according to the chosen degree. - Emergency financial support. - Careers counselling.
Where: Diálogo Intercultural de México
Program Length: 1 year
Deadline to Apply: 09 July 2021
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: Mexico
Academic Subject(s): All Subjects
Diálogo Intercultural de México and the Institute of International Education invite refugees and asylum seekers interested in continuing their higher-education studies in Mexico to apply to become beneficiaries of the Habesha Project. As part of this call for applications, the organization is offering: scholarship opportunities for (2) bachelor’s degrees and (1) master’s degree.
The Habesha Project makes this call for applications in alliance with the Institute of International Education and with the support of the Mexican Commission for Refugee Support and the technical advice of UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency. It does so as part of its work to fulfill the joint pledge that Habesha Project, the Mexican government and UNHCR made at the Global Refugee Forum in 2019 to create opportunities for 100 refugees to come to Mexico through complementary pathways for resettlement and continue their higher education with full scholarships.
Deadline: July 9, 2021
– A student visa.
– Travel to Mexico (from the first country of asylum).
– Validation of previous qualifications.
– Recognized refugee status in Mexico.
– Temporary accommodation in a student residence.
– One-year intensive Spanish-language and integration course, as well as pre-university classes.
– Full scholarship provided by one of Mexico’s top higher-education institutions.
– Academic, psychosocial, migratory, and medical monitoring and support.
– Healthcare plan until graduation.
– Monthly allowance until the fifth (Bachelor’s) or third (Master’s) semester.
– Support with academic costs according to the chosen degree.
– Emergency financial support.
– Careers counseling.
– Annual leadership meetings.
– Recognized status as a refugee or asylum seeker in a first country of asylum. (A UNCHR registration number is valid).
– A form of identification that proves your legal status in your first country of asylum.
– Age: between 18 and 24 for bachelor’s degrees, and 22 to 28 for master’s degrees.
– Have completed high school (upper secondary education) in the country of origin or first country of asylum.
– Other documentation requested by the Habesha Project during the application process.
How to Apply:
– Fill in the application form electronically, including all requested information and documents. All documents must be uploaded in PDF format.
– If you have any questions or doubts, send an email to [email protected].