Image of BECAS CONICYT logoCONICYT/BECAS Chile sponsors multi-year scholarships for Chilean citizens who attend the University of California. Entering students as well as continuing doctoral students are eligible to apply. (A separate call for applications from Master’s students is published in early March). Information about rules, requirements, scholarship terms etc, can be found on the Becas CONICYT websiteThe call will close on April 17, 2013, and the results will be published in June.

CONICYT (Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica) is Chile’s national commission for scientific and technological research.  BECAS Chile — the Chile/California Program on Human Capital Development is a scholarship program sponsored by the Chilean government to send the next generation of Chilean leaders abroad to study for postgraduate degrees in energy, biotechnology, IT, environment, health, education, science, and engineering.