The Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development (AGCID) offers various diplomas which are open to students from countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

There is no fixed diploma program, with diplomas being offered in different areas and on different dates each year. As such, each diploma has its own specific requirements and applicant profiles, which will be confirmed in the respective application processes.

The scholarship covers airfares and maintenance, as well as tuition fees. Students awarded the scholarship must purchase their own health insurance. Applications may not be sent directly by applicants without the support of the government in their country of origin.

Application dates: Please check the specific application dates for your selected program:
For more information: http://www.agci.cl/index.php/becas/becas-para-extranjeros

The scholarship for PhD studies in Chile is aimed at high-achieving Chilean or foreign students with or without permanent residency in Chile in all fields of study to initiate or continue programs accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for a maximum period of four years from the study program start date.

The benefits of this scholarship include partial payment of tuition fees and monthly maintenance amounts, among other benefits for students. It also includes complementary benefits specified in the application process.

Application dates: October to December.
For more information: https://www.conicyt.cl/becasconicyt/postulantes/oferta-becas/

The scholarship for master’s degree studies in Chile is aimed at high-achieving Chilean or foreign students with permanent residency in Chile to initiate or continue programs accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for a maximum period of two years from the study program start date.

The benefits of this scholarship include partial payment of tuition fees and monthly maintenance amounts, among other benefits for students.

Master’s degree programs related to business, finance and marketing are not eligible for funding through the scholarship.

Application dates: November to January.
For more information: https://www.conicyt.cl/becasconicyt/postulantes/oferta-becas/

This scholarship for master’s degree studies in Chile is aimed at Chileans or foreigners with permanent residency in Chile who have an excellent academic record and work in state-subsidized educational institutions to initiate or continue programs accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for a maximum period of two years from the study program start date.

The scholarship includes partial payment of tuition fees and monthly maintenance amounts, among others benefits for students.

Application dates: February to April.
For more information: https://www.conicyt.cl/becasconicyt/postulantes/oferta-becas/

Program aimed at professionals from Angola, Mozambique and South Africa. The scholarship covers tuition fees, health insurance and maintenance costs for a maximum period of two years on the condition that students comply with requirements related to academic performance, length of stay in the country and others according to the agreement signed with the Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development (AGCID). Chile offers around 50 scholarships per year, there are no pre-established places per country, and MBA or medical programs are not eligible for funding.

Application dates: May to October.
For more information: http://www.agci.cl/index.php/becas/becas-para-extranjeros/

The Juan Gómez Millas scholarship for foreign students (BJGME) is aimed at students from Latin America and the Caribbean with permanent residency in Chile who have obtained their high school diploma in Chile, or validated it in Chile if the diploma was obtained in another country. The scholarship provides financing of up to CLP 1,150,000 per year for tuition fees.

The requirements are as follows:

  • Students must be among the lowest 70% of the population in terms of household income.
  • Students may apply to any accredited higher education institution.
  • Students must have taken the University Selection Test (PSU).
  • Students must comply with the admission requirements established by the institution to which they are applying.

Application dates: Up to November each year.
For more information: http://portal.beneficiosestudiantiles.cl/becas-y-creditos/beca-juan-gomez-millas-para-estudiantes-extranjeros

The State-Guaranteed Student Loan is aimed at Chilean or foreign students (with permanent residency in Chile) with a good academic record who require support to start or continue a degree program in any higher education institution that forms part of the State-Guaranteed Student Loan System.

It operates as a financial loan to be used for the full or partial payment of annual tuition fees for undergraduate degrees, with two guarantors: 1) the higher education institution at which the student is studying, and 2) the State, which acts as guarantor until the student has repaid the loan in full.

Application dates: Up to November each year.
For more information: www.ingresa.cl

The Pacific Alliance’s Student and Academic Mobility Platform is a joint program between Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru which finances a one-semester exchange for undergraduate students who have completed at least half of their degree and have a grade point average of 5.0 out of 7.0.

Priority areas for this scholarship include public administration, political science, international trade, economics, finance, engineering, innovation, science and technology, the environment and climate change, business and international relations, and tourism.

Application dates
For more information: www.agcid.gob.cl, www.alianzapacifico.net

Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development (AGCID) scholarships for undergraduate students from Ecuador and Paraguay who have completed at least half of their degree with a grade point average of 5.0 out of 7.0 to undertake a one-semester exchange. It provides financing for airfares, accommodation, maintenance and health insurance.

The applicant’s university must have a valid agreement with the university and/or program of interest in Chile.

Application dates: Vary depending on the institution selected.
For more information: https://www.agci.cl/index.php/becas/becas-para-extranjeros

The Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development (AGCID) offers scholarships to Peruvian and Bolivian students to undertake an undergraduate degree at Universidad de Tarapacá’s Arica campus, under the framework of international cooperation between neighboring countries.

The results of applications will be released during the third week of January in the following year in order to begin studying in March.

Universidad de Tarapacá provides financing for tuition fees and the Chilean International Cooperation Agency for Development (AGCID) transfers the following funds on an annual basis: monthly maintenance amounts during the academic year; return bus fares at the beginning and end of the academic year between students’ cities of residence and Arica, Chile; and additional annual aid for study materials.

Application dates: Between October and December of each year.
For more information: https://www.agci.cl/index.php/becas/becas-para-extranjeros

 

The information published is for reference only, based on previous application processes. Final information on requirements, deadlines and financing, among other topics, will be confirmed once applications are officially opened on Universidad de Tarapacá’s website.