Colombia Government Scholarship 2024 (Fully Funded)

Here comes the Colombia Government Scholarship 2024. The applications are open to apply for the fully funded Government of Colombia Scholarship for the academic year 2024. Nationals of Colombia are not eligible for this program. Applicants from all other nationalities are eligible. The Colombia Govt Scholarship is available to pursue a Master’s, Specialization, or Doctorate from Colombian universities. The scholarship is managed and Funded by the ICETEX—an entity of the Colombian State that promotes Higher Education.

Students who are worrying about the expenses, don’t worry about that. The Colombia Scholarship will cover Health Insurance, Medical, Tuition fees, Visa, Living Expenses, Monthly Support, Installation Expenses, and Books for all the selected applicants. IELTS is not required for this scholarship program. More details about the eligibility criteria and the application process are given below.

Details About Colombia Government Scholarship

  • Host Country: Colombia
  • Degree Level: Master’s, Specialization, or Doctorate
  • Funded by: ICETEX
  • Who can Apply: Foreigners looking for Postgraduate Degree programs
  • Deadline: 9th June 2024

No. of Students Received Scholarship in 2023

  • Received Applications: 3,100
  • 105 were finally selected

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Program Duration

Spanish Language CourseUpto 6 Months
SpecializationUp to 18 months (3
academic semesters)
Master´sUp to 24 months (4
academic semesters)
DoctorateUp to 48 months (8
academic Semesters)

Financial Benefits

The scholarship will cover:

  • The Coverage of the Entire Tuition Fee
  • Coverage of Health Policy/Medical Insurance
  • Visa by the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Expenses of books and materials
  • Living Expenses/monthly support
  • Installation expenses
  • Unforeseen Costs

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Foreign citizens of any nationality can apply. The Scholarship is open to all students who are from outside Colombia.
  • Not for Colombian citizens and nationals.
  • Must not have any marital or de facto relationship in Colombia.
  • Not be older than 50 years
  • Have a professional, undergraduate, or graduate degree in any area of knowledge.
  • Applicants can apply for up to three-degree programs.
  • IELTS is not required.

Required Documents

Applicants also have to submit a physical application to the Colombian Government. The application includes the following documents:

  • Academic Letter of Recommendation
  • Letter of Admission from the Colombian university
  • CV
  • Further, my Score in Spanish Language Proficiency
  • Academic essay arguing the importance of your studies in Colombia
  • Moreover, Notarized copies of Academic Transcripts
  • Similarly, A copy of the Passport
  • Certificate of professional experience
  • Health Certificate
  • Also, Summary of the online application for this call

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Selection Weightage

  • Professional experience (20%)
  • Academic excellence (30%)
  • Coherence between academic and professional goals (30%)
  • Reciprocity of cooperation of the country of origin (10%)
  • Geographic location of the Colombian Teaching Center (10%)

How to Apply for the Colombia Government Scholarship?

All applications must be submitted before the application deadline. Foreign candidates may submit their application online Via Online Portal. The Link to the official website is given below.


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