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Becas Pronabec- Presidente de la Republica

About the award

Level: Masters, PhD
Course: All postgraduate courses
Country: Peru
Value: Full fees and stipend
No. of awards: Variable
Deadline: See the Pronabec website for details of the scholarship application process

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The Ministry of Education of Peru, through the National Program of Scholarships and Educational Loans (PRONABEC),funds Peruvians to study for a Master's or Doctorate studies at the 400 top universities in the world of the Rankings QS World University Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and Times Higher Education World University Ranking. 

The Scholarship is aimed at Peruvian professionals with residence in Peru, who have obtained the bachelor's degree or the professional degree of Bachelor and have belonged to the upper third or its equivalent, at least, throughout the undergraduate degree; of insufficient economic resources and good professional and / or research profile.


  1. 100% of the tuition and pension costs of the study program.
  2. Interprovincial transportation from the place of origin of the fellow to Lima and vice versa, at the beginning and end of the program: the transfer will be made by land, and the trip can be authorized by air only in cases where the land route is not a means of transport or in cases of permanent impossibility of the use of the terrestrial route by natural disasters.
  3. Air transport from Peru to the country of destination and vice versa, at the beginning and end of the program, in economy class.
  4. Subsidy for child support.- Monthly allowance exclusively for accommodation, food and local mobility expenses, which is approved annually by PRONABEC.
  5. No installation expenses, personal expenses, expenses for dependents or previous or supervening family charges are contemplated.
  6. Subsidy for study materials.- annuals for the purchase of books and study materials, unless the agreement concluded with the Higher Education Institution (IES) establishes a different amount; as long as they report those of the University, passing grade of the previous semester of studies and favorable report of the tutor on postgraduate studies.
  7. Subsidy for Medical Insurance.- Annual cost of medical insurance. The contractual link subsists between the grant holder and the insurance company. The choice of this should consider the coverage of health, life, accident and repatriation expenses, as the case may be.
  8. Subsidy for research and titling work. - Includes the expenses incurred by the fellow to carry out the research for the thesis and the procedures for obtaining the Master's degree and / or Doctorate, as appropriate, which must be carried out. within the period in which the studies are being studied. The thesis work or research project or technological innovation to be developed should reflect its contextualization, relevance and relevance for the development of the country and should be applicable in the locality (preferably) of the scholarship applicant.


See the Pronobec website for details of calls and applications:

Please contact Flora Mckay at for more information on how to apply. 

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