Chilean Government Nelson Mandela Scholarships 2024 for Master’s Studies

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The Chilean Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AGCID) is offering grants to pursue Master’s studies at Chilean higher education institutions in 2024.

The purpose of the AGCID Human Capital Training Programme is to contribute to the training of professionals in Master’s Programmes taught by Chilean universities or higher education institutions with a high level of excellence. The grants are offered to professionals who are citizens of South Africa, Mozambique, and Angola.


The scholarship offers:

  • Spanish language course;
  • The cost of flights to and from Chile (and a bus fare if the students need to travel to cities without airports);
  • Tuition fees for a maximum of 24 months;
  • Monthly allowance of 560000 chilean pesos;
  • Any medical conditions, accidents, or losses sustained while in Chile, and
  • A once-off book allowance of 90000 chilean pesos.


  • Open to professionals who are citizens of South Africa, Mozambique and Angola.
  • Preference is given to those who work in the public or academic sector in their home country.

Applicants must have:

  • experience in the subjects you choose to pursue Master’s studies in;
  • unconditional acceptance offer at a Chilean higher education institution;
  • 4-year university degree;
  • Competency in Spanish.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit the AGCID Grant application with the below annex documents electronically to the e-mail

  • Letter of acceptance of the chosen study programme;
  • Medical certificate – physical and mental;
  • Original certificate of Professional Title or authorized copy by a public notary;
  • Curriculum Vitae, with emphasis on work and academic background;
  • Motivational letter containing the reasons that drive the applicant to study in Chile;
  • Brief description of the possible areas and topics of the thesis;
  • Academic reference letter;
  • Letter of sponsorship from the employing institution (if applicable);
  • Affidavit accepting the terms and conditions of the scholarship.

For more information, visit Nelson Mandela Masters Scholarships.

Deadline for submission: November 10, 2023

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