Tilburg University has an agreement with Banco de Mexico acting as a Trustee for the Mexican Federal Government at the Trust named 'Fund for Human Resource Development' (FIDERH) to provide a joint graduate Loan Tuition Fee Support Program scholarship.
FIDERH is a Federal Trust managed by the Central Bank of Mexico, which for over 40 years has been supporting graduate studies. It´s one of the Public Research Centers of CONACYT and it's mission is to offer affordable loans to Mexican students to finance their graduate studies, either in Mexico or abroad.
Who can apply
Mexican citizens, with a Bachelor´s degree, that have an unconditional offer for a Master or PhD at Tilburg University.
The FIDERH financing system consist of a loan of up to 200,000 Mexican Pesos (each year) for a Master's program of minimum 9 up to maximum of 24 months. For a PhD program this is a minimum of 9 and a maximum of 36 months. For Master's programs Tilburg University offers a 25% discount on tuitions above € 10,000. For PhD students Tilburg University waives all tuition fees. Candidates need to pay their own visa expenses.
How to apply
Students in Mexico must first be admitted to Tilburg University and then they can submit a Loan-Tuition Fee Support application to FIDERH.
FIDERH has 2 or 3 calls for applications per year, usually in December, March and May (subject to the budget availability).