Through the programme for student mobility and academic of the Alliance of the Pacific, the Governments of Chile, Peru, Mexico and Colombia seek to provide opportunities for exchanges for students and academic researchers at the level of undergraduate and doctorate or teaching internships for realization of classes as a visiting professor. Applications will be open from August 15 to November 15, 2014.
with the aim of strengthening the advanced human capital of the region, the Pacific Alliance, conglomerate of countries with a view to becoming a platform of economic and commercial integration, promoting the progressive step towards the free movement of goods, services, capital and people, opens its call for scholarships 2015. The initiative programme for student mobility and academic of the of the Pacific Alliance organizes
and integrated it, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, being in our country, the Agency for international cooperation (AGCI), responsible for its administration. Academic exchanges are available to undergraduate and doctoral level or as teaching internships for realization of classes as a visiting professor.
every member country of the Alliance, offers a total of 100 scholarships, 75 for undergraduate and 25 for PhD and university professors in the areas defined in the call for proposals that are as follows: business, finance, international trade, public administration, political science tourism, economy, international relations, environment and climate change. Other areas such as engineering, science and technology and Sciences, among others, are included provided they conform to the objectives of the Pacific Alliance linked to trade and international relations.
undergraduate students must have completed at least 50% of its curriculum and have a 5.0 out of general average. In all three cases, the home University must have agreement with some universities specified in the call for proposals so as to ensure full recognition of the Exchange at the receiving University.
grants have a duration of a maximum for undergraduate and since one month semester to a maximum of one year for doctoral and teachers. Financed passages from Santiago to the destination city, and considered a monthly payment of $650 for undergraduate and 920 dollars for Ph.d. and professors, as well as health insurance.
to through this platform, in the case of Chile, between the years 2013 and 2014, have been formed to 186 foreign scholars in patterns of undergraduate and postgraduate: Colombia, with 60 fellows, Mexico with 68 fellows and Peru with 58 fellows, having 33 Chilean universities adhering to the Convention of the Alliance. In the case of Chile, in the same period, were selected 29 scholars bound for Colombia, 56 to Mexico and Peru 19. In both cases, scholarships are mostly undergraduate student exchange mode.